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Synthetic/PLGA Hybrid Scaffold for Tissue Regeneration: Update 2015

ByGilson Khang, Eun Young Kim, Jeong Eun Song, Sachin Tendulkar, Chan Hum Park, Dong Sam Seo, Jian-Qing Gao

It has been widely accepted that tissue engineering offers an alternative technique to whole-organ and tissue transplantation for diseased, failed, or malfunctioning organs. To reconstruct a new tissue by tissue engineering, triad components such as (1) cells, (2) biomaterials as scaffold substrates, and (3) growth factors must be needed.