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Interchangeable Blood

I've often wondered when this would become a possibility:

Blood groups 'can be converted'

The technique potentially enables blood from groups A, B and AB to be converted into group O negative, which can be safely transplanted into any patient.

The method, which makes use of newly discovered enzymes, may help relieve shortages of blood for transfusions.


Of course, this is just a step along the way to fully synthetic blood, which will not only be interchangeable between all the different blood types, but will also provide other benefits as well

Via GeekPress.


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