By Robert M. Winslow M.D. (auth.), Robert M. Winslow M.D., Kim D. Vandegriff Ph.D., Marcos Intaglietta Ph.D. (eds.)
Each bankruptcy of this quantity is a contribution from knowledgeable within the box, selected by way of the editors to give a contribution to the 1997 "Current matters in Blood replacement study and improvement" path given in San Diego, March 17-19. The individuals have been chosen due to their services in parts which the editors think to be serious to the development of the sphere, and which mirror task in "hot" components of suitable study. whereas there's a continuity popular for the once a year direction, every year brings adjustments in emphasis and content material. In past years, we have been usually unable to supply time for contributors to give their perspectives and critiques. hence, this yr we inspired dialogue after every one presentation. those classes have been recorded, transcribed, and are revealed with the chapters herein. We think that the product is especially with reference to the shooting this year's path in print, and belief readers will get pleasure from examining the constantly candid and sometimes provocative comments from the viewers. the fee paid for inclusion of the dialogue transcriptions used to be a hold up in ebook. each one writer was once allowed to edit his/her dialogue part in addition to the ultimate model of the chapters sooner than book. The adjustments are regularly for grammar, and we attempted, while attainable, to not regulate the conversational sort of those interchanges.
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Winslow said to me that in Italy a group in Milan has some experience in blood substitutes like the San Diego group. Bonaventura: With respect to the Italian situation, I worked for three years in the Rome lab of Antonini, Brunori and Jeffries Wyman, and I gave a lecture on blood substitutes there just three months ago. The biggest problem is the lack of support from the Italian government for research in this area. Enrico Bucci and Clara Fronticelli have their origins in that group, and they are, of course, carrying out Italian-style research in the United States.
For these reasons we decided to focus on the intestine with respect to its responses to blood substitutes. Previous studies have shown that commercially available hemoglobin extravasates from fenestrated intestinal mucosal capillaries only 30 seconds after injection (Milici and Bankston 1982). One approach that is being taken to reduce extravasation is to bind Hb to a larger molecule, such as polyethylene glycol-conjugated (PEG) hemoglobin (PEG-Hb). This procedure increases the molecular Stokes Einstein radius from 5 nm to 25 nm.
Advances in Blood Substitutes: Industrial Opportunities and Medical Challenges by Robert M. Winslow M.D. (auth.), Robert M. Winslow M.D., Kim D. Vandegriff Ph.D., Marcos Intaglietta Ph.D. (eds.)