Plant-based biomaterials: engineering the future

I’m lucky enough to have been invited to write for The Biochemist Blog – an online sister publication to their popular in print magazine.

This edition they’re discussing biomaterials, so I jumped on board to share the newest insights into plant tissue engineering and repurposing in biology today.

You can find the article here.

I discuss apple pectins as bone in-growth promoters in dental implants, apple derived cellulose as a scaffold for cell colonisation, and re-purposing spinach leaves as a scaffold for heart tissue growth.

I’d love to hear your feedback!

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