bioengineered skin substitute

bioengineered skin substitute

An artificial skin (e.g., Dermagraft) using modified human fibroblasts which provide a physical scaffold and secrete interleukins—IL-1 and IL-6—which drives inflammation and TGF beta, which prompts collagenisation and wound healing.
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AMEX:ORG) today announced that Apligraf(R) (Graftskin) bioengineered skin substitute is being donated to emergency medical centers in New York City, Washington, DC and surrounding areas to help victims of the recent terrorist attacks.