Engineered strands of cells beat like heart tissue

06/26/2013 | CNET

A technique developed by University of Toronto researchers allows stem cell-derived heart cells to function as cardiac tissue, according to a study in the journal Nature Methods. The cells were strung on a silk suture where they were able to connect and respond to an electric stimulus by beating together in preclinical tests. The "biowires" could be used to make cardiac patches.

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