Development of a photosynthetic dermal substitute

Jose Tomas Egana, Ursula Hopfner, Yves Harder, Ann Reckhenrich, Thilo Schenck, Mathias Kremer & Jörg Nickelsen
Introduction: Tissue engineering opened a new therapeutic avenue that promised a revolution in regenerative medicine. However, clinical results are disappointed. The biggest problem is the lack of vascularisation of engineered tissues, which strongly limit their regenerative potential. Here we hypothesised[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]