Perfluorocarbons


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Perfluorocarbons

Potent greenhouse gases that accumulate in the atmosphere and remain there for thousands of years. Aluminum production and semiconductor manufacture are the largest known manmade sources of perfluorocarbons.
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The first generation of perfluorocarbons used as blood substitutes in mice during the 1960s had a major drawback -- poorly eliminated by the organism, they accumulated in the tissues of the body.
The company has developed a proprietary perfluorocarbon (PFC) therapeutic oxygen carrier called Oxycyte([R]) that is currently in clinical and preclinical studies for intravenous delivery for indications such as traumatic brain injury, decompression sickness and stroke.
Perfluorocarbons may also provide an alternative for patients who decline any natural blood products for religious reasons.
Oxycyte is Synthetic Blood's proprietary perfluorocarbon (PFC) therapeutic oxygen carrier and blood substitute.
The Board was created to investigate and develop non-medical applications for the Company's perfluorocarbon (PFC) product.
Bulletin Board: SYBD) today announced results of independent animal testing that indicate a breakthrough in the development of its oxygen-carrying perfluorocarbon (PFC) liquid ventilation product, Fluorovent(TM).
But it will not be long from now, Clark says, when perfluorocarbons will start to replace blood as a multipurpose circulating fluid.
Perfluorocarbons (PFC's) have been widely used as carriers of oxygen and other gases, as well as radioimaging agents.
Synthetic Blood's Oxycyte[TM] is a proprietary perfluorocarbon (PFC) therapeutic oxygen carrier and blood substitute.
OTCBB:SYBD) today announced that Oxycyte[TM], its proprietary perfluorocarbon (PFC) therapeutic oxygen carrier and blood substitute, was featured in the November 2006 issue of Popular Science Magazine.
Oxycyte(TM) is Synthetic Blood's proprietary perfluorocarbon (PFC) therapeutic oxygen carrier and blood substitute.