A group of Scientists has announced the invention of a brand new 3D printer that can produce muscles, bones and other types of complex tissues of human body. This surprising invention has shaken the surprisingly this printer is capable of producing healthy tissues and can be used for organ implanting. This 3D “bioprinter” is actually a type of technology that can print out cells in layered patterns. This bioprinter is also capable of producing body tissues and complex organ.
Researcher Dr. Glenn Green has explained the limitations of the invention in an announcement “If you try to make something that’s larger, it turns gooey and falls apart,” .This mechanism has so many difficulties to overcome such as lack of blood vessels in bioprinted tissue. Supposedly. Bigger structures were difficult to construct because of the insufficiency of blood vessels to supply nutrients and Oxygen.The new technology was announced on the “Nature Biotechnology”. Professor Green further stated “This is exciting; this is a big breakthrough in identifying a way to make tissue that is larger and could be applied to humans.”
Senior researcher Dr. Anthony Atala stated that the final target is to design a printer that can construct any type of human tissue. Tissue damaged by trauma, disease or birth defects can be replaced with fresh and healthy tissues if the scientific venture succeeds. Dr. atala explained that the research team plans to take primary tissue from patients body so that the immune system won’t attack rebuilding process of organs. The team of researchers is looking forward to construct ear, bone and muscle tissue using the 3D printer very soon. It took 10 years to build the new 3D printer. So far now, the printer is capable of creating biodegradable plastic like material those are able to provide us with printed tissue a type of shape.”
Researchers constructed a jawbone fragment and it was designed in perfect size and shape so that it future it could be used for facial reconstruction. Researcher Green added that the materials used in this study were not approved for use in human. Fore maple, the jaw bone fragment was designed with stem cells from amniotic fluid.
The team announced that they will concentrate on creating uncomplicated designs those won’t have to bear or move weight. The primary target is to create ears, nose or bones before creating complex tissues or other organs. .The study was financed by the Armed forces institute of Regenerative Medicine. The institute supported this study in order to create better medicine to treat war injuries.