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All charged up about implanted biomaterials

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A zwitterionic polymer hinders the foreign-body response that leads to fibrotic encapsulation of implants.

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Figure 1: Temporal representation of the host response leading to encapsulation of an implanted material.

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Grainger, D. All charged up about implanted biomaterials. Nat Biotechnol 31, 507–509 (2013). https://doi.org/10.1038/nbt.2600

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