1. Tissue development 'roadmap' created to guide stem cell medicine

    Tissue development 'roadmap' created to guide stem cell medicine

    "In a boon to stem cell research and regenerative medicine, scientists at Boston Children's Hospital, the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University and Boston University have created a computer algorithm called CellNet as a "roadmap" for cell and tissue engineering, to ensure that cells engineered in the lab have the same favorable properties as cells in our own bodies."

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    1. To date, there has been no systematic means of assessing the fidelity of cellular engineering—to determine how closely cells made in a petri dish approximate natural tissues in the body.
    2. We found that liver-like cells made from mouse skin were actually more like intestinal cells.
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