red blood cells

How Blood Cells Control Vessel Leakiness

Reserachers have discovered how sphingosine-1-phosphate, a compound that affects immune cell trafficking and blood vessel integrity, is transported into the bloodstream.

Understanding How Red Blood Cells Grow Up

A team of researchers has discovered how red blood cells mature and revealed the changes that give mature red blood cells their characteristic shape and deformability.

Coating Hemoglobin To Make Artificial Blood Safe

Scientists have successfully wrapped hemoglobin in polymer, paving the way for safe and effective artificial blood.

Measuring The ‘Springiness’ Of Red Blood Cells

A microfluidic method of measuring red blood cell deformity has revealed that the cells take longer to recover if they are constricted for more than three minutes.