neohemocyte


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neohemocyte

experimental, artificial erythrocytes consisting of hemoglobin contained in liposomal membranes, capable of transporting and delivering oxygen to tissues.
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Inside each neohemocyte Hunt traps a quantity of hemoglobin, the oxygen-carrying substance found in normal red blood cells.
Photo: Cutaway view shows structural detail of a neohemocyte "cell membrane,' made of two kinds of phospholipid and cholesterol.
The cells, called neohemocytes, also represent "one step along the road of constructing biological systems from scratch," co-researcher C.