Spinach leaf transforms into sheet of beating human heart cells
Enlarge / In this sequence, a spinach leaf is stripped of its plant cells, a process called decellularization, using a detergent. The process leaves behind the leaf's vasculature. Researchers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) were able to culture beating human heart cells on such decellularized leaves.Worcester Polytechnic Institute reader comments...
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