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''Discussing the position of plasma proteins in present biotechnology, this e-book describes the protein composition of human plasma, the fractionation of plasma to acquire healing proteins, and the research of those items. It delineates the trail from plasma items to recombinant items, and highlights items from albumin, intravenous immunoglobins, and coagulation. It deals a accomplished assessment of current Read more...

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Sang. 48, 122–125, 1985. 31. , The introduction of citrate as an anticoagulant for transfusion and of glucose as red cell preservative, Brit. J. Haematol. 108, 13–18, 2000. 32. , The therapy of the Cook County Hospital, J. Am. Med. Assoc. 109, 128–131, 1937. 33. D. , Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier, Philadelphia, 2007. 34. , Cost to hospitals of acquiring and processing blood in the US: A survey of hospital-based blood banks and transfusion services, Appl. Health Econ. Health Policy 9, 29–37, 2011.

It was a time when there was considerable concern about the involvement of companies in plasma and the role of patents. Therefore, I strongly encourage anyone who is interested in the current state of commercial biotechnology to read this work by Professor Creager. 99,100 Albumin continued to be the economic driver for the fractionation of plasma until the 1960s, when the development of intermediate-purity factor VIII concentrates101 established hemophilia treatment as the economic driver for plasma fractionation (see Chapter 6).

118. , Plasma beta-2-microglobulin as a marker of frality in older adults: A pilot study, J. Gerontol. A. Biol. Sci. Med. Sci. 66A, 1077– 1079, 2011. 119. , Coagulant proteins and thrombin generation in synovial fluid: A model for extravascular coagulation, Am. J. Hematol. 50, 79–83, 1995. 120. , Haemostatic factors in human peripheral afferent lymph, Thromb. Haemost. 83, 427–432, 2000. 121. , Experimenal studies of the fibrinogen response to hemorrhage, Am. J. Physiol. 237, H504–H513, 1979. 122.

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