Researchers grow new yarn of human skin cells

the Yarn is usually spun of fabrics like wool, silk, cotton or synthetic fibres. But now a team of researchers at the French National Institute for Health and

Researchers grow new yarn of human skin cells

the Yarn is usually spun of fabrics like wool, silk, cotton or synthetic fibres. But now a team of researchers at the French National Institute for Health and

Ann McDonald
Ann McDonald
07 February 2020 Friday 23:00
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Researchers grow new yarn of human skin cells

the Yarn is usually spun of fabrics like wool, silk, cotton or synthetic fibres.

But now a team of researchers at the French National Institute for Health and Medical research in Bordeaux, and created what they call a 'human textiles', which is yarn grown from human skin cells.

The typing of the medium futurism.com according to the Science.dk.

the Intention of the human yarn is that it can be used by surgeons to close wounds or to knit, crochet, and weaving of unique patterns to hudtransplantater.

the Study has recently been published in the scientific journal Acta Biomateriala. the

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- These human textiles offers a unique level of biocompatibility (suited for human biology, ed.) and represents a new generation of fully biological vævskonstruerede products, write the researchers, according to futurism.com.

Conventional synthetic surgical materials, for example, sting can trigger an immune response that can complicate the healing process. D a can the ’human textiles’ does not claim futurism.com.

According to the magazine created scientists the yarn by cutting long strips of human skin cells, which they then ’woven’ in a garnlignende material.

- We can sew the bags, create the pipes, valves and perforated membranes, told the principal investigator in the study, Nicholas L’Heureux, the media New Scientist.

so far this is the special yarn has not been tested on humans. But scientists have used it to sew a rat's wounds, which helped the wound to heal in the course of two weeks.

Scientists also have tried to create a hudtransplantat by means of a custom-made tissue. This they used to seal a fåreblodåre, which prevented the leaks.

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