Making blood available to all in one hour
France 24 reported on UBC scientists who discovered a way of transforming all types of blood into Type O, which is the universal donor blood type. Lead researcher Stephen Withers, a […]
Sep 11, 2018
Gut enzymes could hold key to producing universal blood
For blood transfusions to be safe, the donor and patient blood types must match. Now researchers at the University of British Columbia have identified a new, more powerful group of enzymes that can turn any type of blood into the universally usable type O—expanding the pool of potential blood donors and making blood matching safer and easier.
Aug 21, 2018