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Artificial oxygen transport protein

United States Patent

September 30, 2014
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This invention provides heme-containing peptides capable of binding molecular oxygen at room temperature. These compounds may be useful in the absorption of molecular oxygen from molecular oxygen-containing atmospheres. Also included in the invention are methods for treating an oxygen transport deficiency in a mammal.
Dutton; P. Leslie (Media, PA)
The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
13/ 254,596
March 4, 2010
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH OR DEVELOPMENT This invention was made with government support under grant number DOE-FG02-05-ER46223, awarded by the Department of Energy, grant number 2R01GM41048, awarded by the National Institutes of Health, and grant number DMR05-20020, awarded by the National Science Foundation. The government has certain rights in the invention.