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Cosmetics Testing without Animals

This video shows dendritic cells moving through a chemical gradient in a microfluidic device. This component will be used to connect skin cells to an artificial lymph node, and mimic an allergic response. Once complete, the whole test might allow for the elimination of skin allergy testing on animals.

January 20, 2010

This video shows dendritic cells moving through a chemical gradient in a microfluidic device. This component will be used to connect skin cells to an artificial lymph node, and mimic an allergic response. Once complete, the whole test might allow for the elimination of skin allergy testing on animals.