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Immune cells help older muscles heal like new


October 1, 2018

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The immune system's macrophage cells are critical to growing muscle tissues in a lab, say biomedical engineers at Duke University, who earlier reported the world's first self-healing lab-grown muscles. The discovery is expected to play important roles in developing platforms for studying degenerative muscle diseases and enhancing the survival of engineered tissue grafts in future cell therapy applications. Full Story

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