Published in Blood Weekly, February 5th, 1996
Methods to enzymatically convert group A and group B red cells to group O red cells are being developed.
The availability of such converted red cells in a clinical setting can diminish problems associated with shortages of group O red cells. In addition, the number of group A or group B units that are outdated or discarded might be reduced, said L.L. Lenny, Lindsley F. Kimball Research Institute, New York Blood Center, New York, New York, and colleagues ("Multiple-Unit and Second Transfusions of Red Cells...
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