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Rice Unveils New Method to Grow Synthetic Collagen


September 8, 2011

synthetic collagen fibrils In a significant advance for cosmetic and reconstructive medicine, scientists at Rice University have unveiled a new method for making synthetic collagen. The new material, which forms from a liquid in as little as an hour, has many of the properties of natural collagen and may prove useful as a scaffold for regenerating new tissues and organs from stem cells. The research appears online in Nature Chemistry. Full Story

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