Subcutaneous Hydrogel Spheres

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Submitted by Sangeeta Bhatia and Cheri Li of the Laboratory for Multiscale Regenerative Technologies at The David H. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research

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Sangeeta Bhatia and Cheri Li
Laboratory for Multiscale Regenerative Technologies
The David H. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research
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"Miniaturized, slowly-degradable hydrogel spheres were injected under the skin of a mouse. This image shows the spheres surrounded by host tissue. I was trying to learn if the hydrogels had begun to degrade, and if host blood vessels were able to form more easily in the spaces between the hydrogel spheres."