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Fig. 3 | Stem Cell Research & Therapy

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From: Mesenchymal stem cell 3D encapsulation technologies for biomimetic microenvironment in tissue regeneration

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Application of MSC encapsulation for cartilage regeneration. A (a) Cell-encapsulated nanofibrillated cellulose bioprinting gel. (b) Chondrocyte proliferation in 3D-bioprinted scaffold with hNCs and hBMSCs at day 30 (left) and day 60 (right) after subcutaneous implantation. Reproduced with permission from Reference [83]. Copyright 2017 PLOS. B (a) The periodontal ligament stem cells (PDLSCs), gingival mesenchymal stem cells (GMSCs), and hBMSC-encapsulated RGD-coupled alginate microbeads with TGF-β1 by microfluidic device. (b) MSC-encapsulated microbeads stained safranin-O and toluidine blue that indicates proteoglycans, significantly. Reproduced with permission from Reference [84]. Copyright 2013 Elsevier

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