Apr 17, 2018

Nanoparticles Grow Bone, Cartilage Tissue Without Harmful Side Effects

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, nanotechnology

Human stem cells—the biological jack of all trades—have revolutionized modern medicine, with their ability to transform into specialized cell types.

But the current approach, which requires specialized instructive protein molecules known as growth factors, comes with risks, including the potential development of unwanted tissue, i.e., a tumor.

Researchers at Texas A&M University, however, have discovered a gentler approach.

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