Scientists’ silk structure is secret to process of regenerating salivary cells

27 julio 2015

An American research team is the first to use silk fibers as a framework to grow stem cells into salivary gland cells. The new process could provide relief for millions of individuals with dry mouth, including patients with Sjögren’s syndrome, survivors of head and neck cancer, and those who take drugs with a side effect that limits saliva production.img src=»» height=»1″ width=»1″ alt=»»/