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2014-04-21 08:25:06

NEW YORK, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oxygen Biotherapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: OXBT), an emerging competitor, is engaged in the business of developing biotechnology products in the nature of blood substitutes with a focus on oxygen delivery to tissue. It is currently developing Oxycyte(TM), a product which is a safe and effective oxygen carrier for use in surgical and similar medical situations. The Company's Oxycyte oxygen carrier product is a perfluorocarbon emulsified with water...

2013-06-11 23:16:40

Driven by the use of molecular tests and inelastic pricing for them, the blood testing market is expected to grow in double-digits according to Kalorama Information. The healthcare market research publisher said the need to provide the lowest level of blood contaminants is driving sales of newer nucleic acid tests that are replacing immunoassay units. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 11, 2013 Driven by the use of molecular tests and inelastic pricing for them, the blood testing market is expected...

Blood Shelf Life Shorter Than Previously Thought
2013-03-04 18:42:04

Alan McStravick for redorbit.com — Your Universe Online Over the past five years, studies have been conducted exploring the efficacy of transfused blood in delivering oxygen throughout the body. More specifically, those studies focused on the breakdown of nitric acid contained in red blood cells. The deterioration of the nitric acid begins almost immediately after blood is drawn from a donor. Regardless of how much oxygen may be contained in a red blood cell, if there is an...


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