3D bioprinting of tissues and organs

  title={3D bioprinting of tissues and organs},
  author={Sean Vincent Murphy and Anthony J. Atala},
  journal={Nature Biotechnology},
  • S. MurphyA. Atala
  • Published 1 August 2014
  • Biology, Engineering, Materials Science, Medicine
  • Nature Biotechnology
Additive manufacturing, otherwise known as three-dimensional (3D) printing, is driving major innovations in many areas, such as engineering, manufacturing, art, education and medicine. Recent advances have enabled 3D printing of biocompatible materials, cells and supporting components into complex 3D functional living tissues. 3D bioprinting is being applied to regenerative medicine to address the need for tissues and organs suitable for transplantation. Compared with non-biological printing… 

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