Bioengineered skin interacts like living tissue with host.
The investigators performed histologic examinations of wound sites 2 to 6 weeks after placement of Graftskin (Organogenesis, Canton, MA), a bioengineered skin composed of bovine collagen, viable dermal fibroblasts, and viable keratinocytes. They point to the presence of mucin in both the patient's dermis and in the dermal material from the Graftskin as evidence of interaction and stimulation of both patient and bioengineered dermis to produce ground substance [the intercellular material of connective tissue]. (Journal of the Academy of Dermatology 2002;46:524-530.)
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|Comment:||Bioengineered skin interacts like living tissue with host.(Brief Article)|
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|Date:||Jun 14, 2002|
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