Bioprinting of kidney in vitro models: cells, biomaterials, and manufacturing techniques

@article{Fransen2021BioprintingOK,
  title={Bioprinting of kidney in vitro models: cells, biomaterials, and manufacturing techniques},
  author={Maaike F J Fransen and G. Addario and C. Bouten and F. Halary and L. Moroni and C. Mota},
  journal={Essays in Biochemistry},
  year={2021},
  volume={65},
  pages={587 - 602}
}
Abstract The number of patients with end-stage renal disease is continuously increasing worldwide. The only therapies for these patients are dialysis and organ transplantation, but the latter is limited due to the insufficient number of donor kidneys available. Research in kidney disease and alternative therapies are therefore of outmost importance. In vitro models that mimic human kidney functions are essential to provide better insights in disease and ultimately novel therapies. Bioprinting… Expand

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