NIH Record - National Institutes of Health
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August 21, 2020

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On the Cover

Joint Organ Bioreactor: A bioreactor that is able to generate four microphysiological joint organs (mJoints). Each mJoint has four types of tissues, including bone, cartilage, synovium and fat. They are fed with tissue-specific (top) or universal (bottom) media.

Hang Lin & Rocky Tuan, University of Pittsburgh

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