Accession Number:

ADD018784

Title:

Freeze Dried Red Blood Cells.

Descriptive Note:

Patent, Filed 30 Jun 95, patented 25 Nov 97,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Report Date:

1997-11-25

Pagination or Media Count:

7.0

Abstract:

Aprocess and medium are disclosed for the lyophilization of cells, specifically red blood cells and platelets, and cell-like matter, which comprises the use of solution including a carbohydrate, and biocompatible polymers to permit reconstitution of transfusably useful cells which are viable by the measure of ATP and 2,3 DPG.

Subject Categories:

  • Biology
  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE