A research paper on “Artificial O2 Carrier for Cats” by Chuo University, Faculty of Science and Engineering’s Professor Teruyuki Komatsu and his research team, including Ms. Kyoko Yokomaku, has been published and highlighted on the front cover of Journal of Materials Chemistry B. It also includes the results of a joint project with Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) (on high quality protein crystals developed in the Japanese Experiment Module “Kibo” on the International Space Station (ISS)).
Their experiments were also introduced in “Chemistry World”, chemistry news magazine of the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), which distributes the latest chemistry news around the world.
Citation: J. Mater. Chem. B 2018, 6, 2417-2425.
Title: Core-shell protein clusters comprising haemoglobin and recombinant feline serum albumin as an artificial O2 carrier for cats
Authors: K. Yokomaku, M. Akiyama, Y. Morita, K. Kihira, T. Komatsu
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