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1. (WO2013149083) ENGINEERED LEATHER AND METHODS OF MANUFACTURE THEREOF

Pub. No.:    WO/2013/149083    International Application No.:    PCT/US2013/034486
Publication Date: Fri Oct 04 01:59:59 CEST 2013 International Filing Date: Fri Mar 29 00:59:59 CET 2013
IPC: C14C 3/00
C14B 1/30
C14B 1/56
Applicants: MODERN MEADOW, INC.
Inventors: FORGACS, Gabor
MARGA, Francoise
JAKAB, Karoly
Title: ENGINEERED LEATHER AND METHODS OF MANUFACTURE THEREOF
Abstract:
Engineered animal skin, hide, and leather comprising a plurality of layers of collagen formed by cultured animal collagen-producing (e.g., skin) cells. Layers may be formed by elongate multicellular bodies comprising a plurality of cultured animal cells that are adhered and/or cohered to one another; wherein the elongate multicellular bodies are arranged to form a substantially planar layer for use in formation of engineered animal skin, hide, and leather. Further described herein are methods of forming engineered animal skin, hide, and leather utilizing said layers of animal collagen-producing cells.