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Title: Shape-preserving transformations of organic matter and compositions thereof


The present invention relates to methods of transforming organic matter into organic-inorganic composites, inorganic replicas, or conductive replicas. Organic matter, such as biological cells and tissue and organs, can be converted into such composites and replicas using the methods described herein. In particular, such methods transform organic matter (into inorganic, organic-inorganic, or conductive constructs), while simultaneously preserving microscopic and/or macroscopic structural detail.

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Sandia National Laboratories (SNL), Albuquerque, NM, and Livermore, CA (United States)
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National Technology & Engineering Solutions of Sandia, LLC (Albuquerque, NM)
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C - CHEMISTRY C08 - ORGANIC MACROMOLECULAR COMPOUNDS C08K - Use of inorganic or non-macromolecular organic substances as compounding ingredients
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Patent File Date: 2015 Jul 09
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United States

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Kaehr, Bryan J., Meyer, Kristin, and Townson, Jason L. Shape-preserving transformations of organic matter and compositions thereof. United States: N. p., 2018. Web.
Kaehr, Bryan J., Meyer, Kristin, & Townson, Jason L. Shape-preserving transformations of organic matter and compositions thereof. United States.
Kaehr, Bryan J., Meyer, Kristin, and Townson, Jason L. Tue . "Shape-preserving transformations of organic matter and compositions thereof". United States.
title = {Shape-preserving transformations of organic matter and compositions thereof},
author = {Kaehr, Bryan J. and Meyer, Kristin and Townson, Jason L.},
abstractNote = {The present invention relates to methods of transforming organic matter into organic-inorganic composites, inorganic replicas, or conductive replicas. Organic matter, such as biological cells and tissue and organs, can be converted into such composites and replicas using the methods described herein. In particular, such methods transform organic matter (into inorganic, organic-inorganic, or conductive constructs), while simultaneously preserving microscopic and/or macroscopic structural detail.},
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place = {United States},
year = {2018},
month = {6}

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