Cell Culture on Artificial Capillaries: An Approach to Tissue Growth in vitro

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Science  06 Oct 1972:
Vol. 178, Issue 4056, pp. 65-67
DOI: 10.1126/science.178.4056.65


Artificial capillaries perfused with culture medium provide a matrix in which cells can attain tissue-like densities in vitro. Products secreted into the medium can be measured as indicators of cell function or may be recovered for other purposes without disturbing the culture.