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The lab- developed haemoglobin is a safe and portable blood substitute.
The initial chapters of this report provide an orientation of blood substitutes partnering trends.
Moore has extensive experience in domestic and global health issues and is assisting HemoBioTech in further development of HemoTech in addressing the global needs for a blood substitute and assisting the company in targeting funding opportunities on Capitol Hill in Washington DC.
Red blood cells have a membrane that allows them to circulate in the body for a couple of months, whereas the kidneys filter out blood substitutes in days.
The second section contains discussions on future generations of blood substitutes, their prospects, and approaches to existing problems with these products.
Several researchers, including Enrico Bucci of the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore, have developed ways of cross-linking human hemoglobin molecules into cell-free blood substitutes (SN: 9/26/87, p.
As a result of their work, scientists may someday be able to routinely "just add water" to reconstitute everything from freeze-dried orange juice to human sperm to blood substitutes used by combat medics in the treatment of wounded soldiers.
Clark's startling experiments inspired other researchers to test related fluorocarbon liquids for their usefulness as blood substitutes.
According to the study, the risk of heart attack nearly tripled in the groups receiving these blood substitutes.
The company believes that HemoTech, due to its novel structure, may possess properties that diminish the intrinsic toxicities which have plagued other attempts at developing blood substitutes, based upon pre-clinical and initial human clinical trials undertaken outside the U.