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May 7, 2023

A 3D bioprinted tissue construct

A 3D bioprinted tissue construct. Researchers have developed a technique in which they add the contrast agent iodixanol to bioink, reducing light-scattering effects tenfold and enabling printing of high cell densities in high resolution.

[Research supported by U.S. National Science Foundation grants CMMI 2135720 and CBET 1903933.]

Learn more in the UC San Diego news release A new technique creates greater fidelity in bioprinting functional human tissues. (Date of image: February 2023; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: May 5, 2023)

Credit: David Baillot/UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering

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