The use of electric fields in tissue engineering

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The use of electric fields in tissue engineering

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Re: The use of electric fields in tissue engineering

Unread post by King David » Mon Aug 03, 2015 6:07 pm

This seems like such a daunting field to approach as their is so much to consider. The integration of the fields of biology and electrophysics could require a complete mastery of each of them, while my biology is very very weak.

Are there something like a basic rule suite to explain rudimentary electrobiological principles to start on?

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Re: The use of electric fields in tissue engineering

Unread post by +EyeOn-W-ANeed2Know » Mon Aug 17, 2015 9:34 am

It has some VERY interesting & far reaching implications....
If I'm not mistaken, the alteration of the EM conditions (specifically E-fields) is John Fallon & Matthew Harris "dinosaur-ized" those chicken embryo and got them to start growing hen's teeth, hand claws and long stiff bony tails.

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Re: The use of electric fields in tissue engineering

Unread post by seasmith » Tue Oct 11, 2016 1:44 pm

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NASA's 'Electric Bandage'
The new material generates a small amount of electricity when interacting with another surface, including human skin.

The material, called polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) has numerous possible applications, including wound healing.
http://www.dnaindia.com/scitech/report- ... ng-2263115

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Re: The use of electric fields in tissue engineering

Unread post by Elder » Sun Oct 23, 2016 6:58 am

The thunderbolts project has provided some interesting videos on the electricity of life, presented by Alex Fournier. In one of these presentations he talks about the regeneration of tissue, using voltage gradients. This has already been done on some animals e.g. growing a new eye in the stomach or the tail of a tadpole. This of course has tremendous possibilities in the future, for badly injured people. Although he doesn't go into a lot of technical detail, Alex points out that we are at the very beginning of understanding the effects of electricity in the body.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=akrJXOQGUpo

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