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Tissues are ensembles of similar or compatible types of animal or plant cells that together carry out a specific function. In the human body there are four categories of tissues: epithelial, connective, nervous and muscle.
3D-printed grafts with geometrically designed and endothelialized vasculature rescue the perfusion of distal tissues in rodent models of hind limb ischaemia and myocardial infarction, preventing capillary loss, muscle atrophy and loss of function.