NASA Spinoff Database: Bioreactors Drive Advances in Tissue Engineering

NASA Center: Johnson Space Center
Public Release Year: 2011
Reference Number: JSC-SO-253
Category: Health And Medicine
Origin: NASA rotating-wall bioreactor

Abstract:
Johnson Space Center innovators created a rotating wall bioreactor that mimics microgravity conditions, allowing for healthier, more natural-forming cell cultures. Licensed to Synthecon Inc. of Houston, the technology now enables drug development and medical research into treatment for conditions such as diabetes and cancer.

Full Article:
http://hdl.handle.net/hdl:2060/20120001891

Page Number in Published book: 50
Manufacturer: Synthecon Inc.
Website: www.synthecon.com

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