Special Issue "Blood Substitutes"
A special issue of Journal of Functional Biomaterials (ISSN 2079-4983).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 October 2011)
Prof. Dr. Ken Olsen
Department of Chemistry, Loyola University of Chicago, 1032 W. Sheridan Rd., Chicago, IL 60660, USA
Interests: the development of polymeric hemoglobins as potential blood substitutes; developing cancer-targeted photodynamic therapy agents; understanding protein-ligand interactions through molecular dynamics simulations
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Review: Biophysical Properties of Lumbricus terrestris Erythrocruorin and Its Potential Use as a Red Blood Cell Substitute
J. Funct. Biomater. 2012, 3(1), 49-60; doi:10.3390/jfb3010049
Received: 21 October 2011; in revised form: 9 December 2011 / Accepted: 24 December 2011 / Published: 6 January 2012| Download PDF Full-text (295 KB) | Download XML Full-text
Article: Monodisperse 130 kDa and 260 kDa Recombinant Human Hemoglobin Polymers as Scaffolds for Protein Engineering of Hemoglobin-Based Oxygen Carriers
J. Funct. Biomater. 2012, 3(1), 61-78; doi:10.3390/jfb3010061
Received: 3 November 2011; in revised form: 29 December 2011 / Accepted: 5 January 2012 / Published: 13 January 2012| Download PDF Full-text (2070 KB) | Download XML Full-text
Last update: 4 October 2012