• Algae breathe life into 3D engineered tissues

    8 days ago - By NIBIB / NIH

    Algae breathe life into 3D engineered tissues
    Grantee News thomas.johnson
    Fri, 11/20/2020 - 10:24 3D bioprinted algae can be harnessed as a sustainable source of oxygen for human cells in engineered vascularized tissues, researchers report. They embedded the bioprinted photosynthetic algae, along with human liver-derived cells, in a 3D hydrogel matrix to create honeycomb-shaped tissues with lobules, similar to the human liver.
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