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a liquid that can carry large amounts of oxygen and can serve as a temporary substitute for blood

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A New Market Study, Titled "Artificial Blood Substitutes Market Upcoming Trends, Growth Drivers and Challenges" has been featured on WiseGuyReports.
A TEAM of researchers from Delhi University has claimed to have developed a safe and portable blood substitute, which can be used irrespective of blood groups.
FUTURE OF BLOOD SUBSTITUTES (39): Lot of clinical studies is underway to find physiologically acceptable alternative to blood.
The report provides an analysis of blood substitutes partnering deals.
As part of its research, the team chose to examine the feasibility of using hemoglobin as an artificial blood substitute. Hemoglobin, when extracted from blood, breaks down and is toxic in its pure form.
The color is from a blood substitute not approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
A sampling of topics in the second volume: mesenchymal stem cells in regenerative medicine, cell therapy for blood substitutes, muscular dystrophy treatment, spinal cord injury, and orthopedic applications; concluding chapters address ethical and religious considerations, research policy, and the regulatory process.
In May 2010, a paper, "Blood Substitutes," by Sara J.
Based on the Southern Vampire Mystery novels by Charlaine Harris about vampires who get bloodthirsty after taking synthetic blood substitutes. Apparently this makes everyone very horny, too.
There were several attempts to create alternative blood substitutes based on perfluorocarbon emulsions in order to avoid the intoxication by hemoglobin-containing blood substitutes (Geyer, 1973; Naito and Yokoyama, 1975; Riess, 1991; Shumakov et al., 1993).
1 The development of new blood substitutes reduces the need for whole blood.
The blood substitutes studied in the analysis were made by Baxter International Inc (Deerfield IL), Biopure Inc.
Needless to say, many biomedical researchers have since embraced Chang's artificial cellular-based approach to carry hemoglobin through the body, and companies are presently conducting clinical trials with blood substitutes.
Robert Solomon, chairman of the ethics committee of the American College of Emergency Physicians, says, "If you look at trauma units in the U.S., there really isn't a demand for blood substitutes." The American Red Cross agrees, saying, "We are unaware of any specific areas where trauma care is affected by a shortage of available blood."
New to this edition are new sections on transplant drugs and alternative and herbal medications, as well as expanded coverage of blood substitutes.