Artificial Blood Is Nearly Reality

Artificial Blood Is Nearly Reality

Avid True Blood fans are well aware of the importance of synthetic blood, but even without considering Vampires, In the United States alone, a transfusion is required every two seconds. Scientists in Romania have come close to a substance that may well replace blood very soon. The blood is composed of expected ingredients like water, salt, and albumin, but it also contains proteins from an unlikely source: marine worms. The iron protein, hemerythrin, is responsible for oxygen transport and storage.

Artificial Blood Is Nearly Reality

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