Man-made blood won't carry bacteria, viruses ! (Full Version)

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SiliconFreak -> Man-made blood won't carry bacteria, viruses ! (2/6/2006 7:19:33 AM)

Japanese firm Terumo claimed that artificial blood it developed won't pass on viral or bacterial infections. So said Nihon Keizai Shimbun , reporting on the claims.

Not only is the artificial blood sterilised during its manufacture, but Terumo claims it uses so-called artificial red blood cells to be carriers for oxygen.

Clinical tests on humanoids are set to start this time next year and alleviate the worldwide blood shortage.

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Source : TheInquirer

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