Nanoparticles Act Like Platelets to Stop Bleeding

No more relying on donor platelets?

Photo by Pawel Czerwinski on Unsplash

Article via LabRoots

Researchers have created nanoparticles that mimic the effects of blood platelets to stop heavy bleeding.

Biomedical engineer and research lead, Anirban Sen Gupta, said: “This is the next step in artificial-platelet technology, and it’s truly a critical advance.” The team…

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