Latest Fibrous connective tissue Stories
Bioengineered replacements for tendons, ligaments, the meniscus of the knee, and other tissues require re-creation of the exquisite architecture of these tissues in three dimensions.
Researchers describe how increased production of a microRNA promotes progressive muscle deterioration in a mouse model of Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD).
Now researchers at the University of Washington are using the same principle for biomedical applications.
Mice whose fat cells were allowed to grow larger than fat cells in normal mice developed healthy obesity, when fed a high-fat diet, U.S. researchers said.
- Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.