collagen

New Techniques of Bone Analysis Reveal Insights

Department Head, Department of Biomedical Engineering and Project Lead – Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Shoulder x-ray. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has developed a technique using “laser-capture microscopy” that allows researchers to collect large amounts of biochemical information from nanoscale bone samples. Since ...

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Collagen Made from Transgenic Tobacco Plants

Collagen Made from Transgenic Tobacco Plants

A scientist from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel, has recently reported the successful production of human collagen replicas from tobacco plants. This achievement has multiple commercial implications and it could help clinicians greatly, since collagen is used in a ...

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Scientists Create Super-Strong Collagen

Scientists Create Super-Strong Collagen

Researchers from the University of Wisconsin-Madison have recently announced the creation of the strongest form of collagen known to science, which might serve as a stable alternative to human collagen. There are several future benefits, including the ability to treat ...

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