perfluorocarbon


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Synonyms for perfluorocarbon

a powerful greenhouse gas emitted during the production of aluminum

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The company has under development a perfluorocarbon (PFC) therapeutic oxygen carrier and liquid ventilation product (Oxycyte) and has out-licensed an implantable glucose sensor.
The use of perfluorocarbons was proposed by Japanese physicians.
patent for improved perfluorocarbons for biological gas exchange.
Oxycyte is the Company's perfluorocarbon (PFC) therapeutic oxygen carrier.
The emissions of these substances -- hydrofluorocarbon (HFC), perfluorocarbon (PFC) and sulfur hexafluoride (SF6) -- are expected to triple around 2010 from their 2003 levels.
OBI") (NASDAQ: OXBT), announced today that it has entered into a License and Supply Agreement with the Cosmetics Division of Valor SA of Lausanne, Switzerland, for Dermacyte, a perfluorocarbon based cosmetic product currently manufactured and distributed by Oxygen Biotherapeutics.
Perfluorocarbon emulsions as a class have been shown to cause transient thrombocytopenia in animals and humans and, because of emulsion particle clearance mechanisms, have raised questions regarding their potential impact on normal immune system function.
Perfluorocarbon liquid not only provides adequate gas exchange, but also helps heal damaged lung tissue, says Ronald B.
Navy plans to initiate preclinical studies to investigate the potential use of OBI's proprietary perfluorocarbon emulsion, Oxycyte([R]), as an intravenously delivered adjunctive treatment for complex infected wounds and related injuries.
The company has under development a perfluorocarbon therapeutic oxygen carrier and liquid ventilation product (Oxycyte(R)) and has out-licensed an implantable glucose sensor.
Other researchers are studying chemically treated free hemoglobin and an entirely synthetic perfluorocarbon oil emulsion (SN: 8/28/82, p.
Dr Spiess notes: "Cutting-edge research has allowed us to learn how perfluorocarbon emulsions have a unified way of carrying important gases (based on Henry's law) involved in human metabolism.
Company Prepares to Enter Toxicity Study of its Perfluorocarbon Product
The Scientific Advisory Board was created to investigate potential non-medical applications for its perfluorocarbon products.
The Board was created to investigate and develop non-medical applications for the Company's perfluorocarbon (PFC) product.