D Abbott-Brown

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Thrombospondin, a high molecular weight glycoprotein secreted by platelets in response to activation by thrombin, has been identified by immunofluorescence in bovine aortic endothelial cells, human foreskin fibroblasts, and human aortic smooth muscle cells. Immunofluorescence patterns were found to be similar using antisera raised to thrombospondins(More)
The need to develop a blood substitute is now urgent because of the increasing concern over blood-transmitted viral and bacterial pathogens. Cell-free haemoglobin solutions and human haemoglobin synthesized in Escherichia coli and Saccharomyces cerevisiae have been investigated as potential oxygen-carrying substitutes for red blood cells. But these(More)
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