Pancreas on a chip : State of the Art

Why a pancreas on a chip? The pancreas is an annex gland of the digestive system. It has both endocrine and exocrine functionality. Its exocrine function consists of the secretion…

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Heart on a chip: State of the Art

Why a heart on a chip? The heart is the central element of the cardiovascular system. If it is dysfunctional, other organs will not receive enough oxygen. Some pharmaceuticals induced…

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Liver on a chip state of the art

Why a liver on a chip? The liver is part of the digestive tract, and the main organ involved in the metabolism of xenobiotics, thus in toxicological studies (either fundamental…

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From 2D to 3D cell cultures

Why and how? From 2D to 3D cell culture: The main issues find while using 2D cell systems, is that it is not possible to have access to the specific architecture…

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Organs on chips and drug development

Why switching from conventional models to Organs on Chips? Whereas 2D culture models are able to provide large amounts of relatively inexpensive data, this type of model weakly represents the…

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