Newcastle University scientists use seaweed extract to develop 'Stem-gell' bandage for wound healing
Publishing in STEM CELLS Translational Medicine Professor Che Connon and Dr Stephen Swioklo describe the low-cost seaweed solution. Che Connon, Professor of Tissue Engineering at Newcastle University explains: "The stem cells are surrounded by an alginate gel which protects them from the environment — a bit like frogspawn. We found them unchanged even after three days at room temperature.
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