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Jan 22, 2019
 |  BC Innovations  |  Distillery Techniques

Disease models

TECHNOLOGY: 3-D models

A 3-D human tissue model that mimics beating adult myocardium could help assess the effects of heart disease therapies on myocardial contractility. Generation and use of the biomimetic model involves five steps: preparing tissue slices from explants of failing human hearts; attaching one end of the muscle to a steel spring wire with an elastic constant that replicates normal...

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