Microencapsulation of Leydig cells. Team: Bryan Baxter Tim Eng Joe Zechlinski April Zehm BME 400 October 14, 2005. Client: Dr. Craig Atwood Dr. Sivan Vadakkadath Meethal Miguel Gallego VA Hospital Advisor: Assistant Professor Kristyn Masters Department of Biomedical Engineering.
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October 14, 2005
Client:Dr. Craig AtwoodDr. Sivan Vadakkadath MeethalMiguel GallegoVA HospitalAdvisor:Assistant Professor Kristyn MastersDepartment of Biomedical Engineering
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(Adapted from Morohashi, 1997)
Repeatability of results
Controlled pore size (MWCO)
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