Published in Blood Weekly, August 17th, 2006
According to recent research published in the journal Transplantation, "Human skin is needed to cover large areas of the body lost through burns, trauma, and extensive maxillofacial surgery. Contemporary methods of skin storage are limited by the period of preservation to a few days."
"Our previous findings showed that fixation and storage of human skin in anhydric sodium chloride at room temperature for weeks or months preserves its morphological and molecular structure.
"In this study, we examined whether skin grafts preserved in...
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