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Microparticles Create Localized Control of Stem Cell Differentiation

July 9, 2013

researchers making microparticles By using gelatin-based microparticles to deliver growth factors, researchers are creating 3-D structures from stem cells and reducing the use of the growth factors needed to promote differentiation. Full Story

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