A NOVEL CLASS OF FLUOROCARBONS AS BLOOD SUBSTITUTES

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Health and Human Services
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$500,000.00
Award Year:
1993
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
n/a
Award Id:
13948
Agency Tracking Number:
13948
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
26 Howard St, Piscataway, NJ, 08854
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
Gordhan N Patel
(201) 968-6650
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
A NOVEL CLASS OF FLUOROCHEMICALS IS PROPOSED AS BLOOD SUBSTITUTES. THE PROPOSED COMPOSITIONS WILL BE SYNTHESIZED,PURIFIED, AND CHARACTERIZED. EMULSIONS AND OTHER PREPARATIONS WILL BE PREPARED, AND THEIR ABILITY TO DISSOLVEOXYGEN WILL BE DETERMINED. THE EFFICACY OF THE FLUOROCHEMICALS AS BLOOD SUBSTITUTES WILL BE DETERMINED USING MICE. IT IS EXPECTED THAT SOME OF THE FLUOROCHEMICALS WILL PREVENT CLEARANCE OF THE PARTICLES BY THE RETICULOENDOTHELIAL SYSTEM.

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