Faster wound healing from bioengineered growth factors

New article! And for once, it’s biology!

A group at EPFL has vastly improved the efficiency of growth factors in wound healing and bone formation. How’d they do that, you ask? Well, they fused growth factors with a 22-amino acid sequence that increases their affinity for proteins on the extracellular matrix. In fact, what they did is so cool that they are publishing in Science today.

Feast your eyes upon the article here.

–Nik

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