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frozen blood.

frozen blood

A blood product consisting of packed red cells, which has a prolonged shelf life given that most of the plasma is replaced with glycerol.
 
Indications
Rare blood types (e.g., Bombay phenotype), paroxysmal nocturnal haemoglobinuria, IgA deficiency with production of anti-IgA antibodies, GVHD, autologous blood storage.
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Fresh blood would go out of date very quickly, but frozen blood lasts forever.
Other unusual products carried for the Oriental trade include frozen blood and ruffle fat, which is a pig gland that Filipinos fry and eat as an hors d'ouevre.
Starting from fresh or frozen blood, buffy coat, and soon tissue or cells, these new TruTip kits extract superior quality gDNA simultaneously from eight to 96 samples in just 57 minutes.
OAKRIDGE - A truck loaded with 30,000 pounds of frozen blood and plasma crashed off of Highway 58 early Wednesday morning, closing the highway for more than six hours.
The Beef Improvement Center we will send 400 frozen blood samples from the CSU Angus cattle herd to a selected company that provides DNA services for cattle.
Traditional barcode-based blood product tracking meant unpacking crates of frozen blood bags and scanning or reading each bag in turn--no small task with 30,000 bags packed 80 to a crate in a deep freezer.
The breakthrough described here allows for study of cells from frozen blood samples already stored at blood banks-even from deceased patients.
The nearly identical Hgb concentrations among split samples of fresh heparinized blood and among those split samples after freezing, storage, and thawing, suggests that Hgb concentrations obtained by the HemoCue on either fresh or frozen blood are repeatable.
He has also made a bust of his head from eight pints of his own frozen blood and created a white-painted bronze of 34-year-old Moss in a contorted yoga pose.
Other services include the National Frozen Blood Bank and a project manufacturing "artificial tears" for patients with severe dry eye problems.
Just before Christmas 2003, frozen blood was flown in from America and George began his journey to recovery.
Frozen Blood, by writer Michael Sheridan places convicted murderer John Crerar and sex beast Larry Murphy at a disused quarry close to where Jo Jo went missing the night after she was last seen.