Published in Blood Weekly, September 18th, 2003
"The ideal surface of an artificial blood purification membrane needs hemocompatibility and durability of high performance; it should not adsorb any proteins or cells but should still have high permeability in the desired range of solute size," researchers in Japan explained.
"To improve the antifouling property of cellulose acetate (CA) membranes, a CA membrane blended with poly(2-methaeryloyloxyethyl phosphorvicholine (MPC)-co-n-butyl methacrylate (BMA)) (PMB30) was designed as a blood purification membrane," according to S.H. Ye and colleagues at the University of...
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