New hydrogel supports stem cell delivery and growth

05/13/2014 | MedGadget.com

Rice University scientists have created a novel thermogelling hydrogel that helps stem cells grow in damaged bones and tissues. According to the study in the journal Biomacromolecules, the hydrogel is infused into the damaged part of the bone with the stem cells, which at body temperature becomes a solid medium or scaffold where cells can grow. The mixture includes a substance that can dissolve the hydrogel as new cells grow.

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