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January 25th, 2010

Neuron array advances toxicity testing

Abstract:
'This simple and smart application of micro-engineered systems can significantly improve standard biological protocols', says Marco Cecchini, an expert in high-resolution patterning of biomaterials, at the National Enterprise for nanoScience and nanoTechnology, Pisa, Italy.

'NFA may also be applied within the context of reproductive toxicity testing, which is estimated to consume at least 60% of all animals required for Reach and is therefore the area in most need of novel in vitro assays ' adds Marcel Leist, University of Konstanz, Germany, who works on the project with West.

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