Contact: Challa V. Kumar
University of Connecticut
Caption: UConn researchers have successfully stabilized hemoglobin, the oxygen carrier protein in the blood, by wrapping it with a polymer poly(acrylic acid) chain. This image shows a nanoparticle composed of hemoglobin molecules surrounded by the polymer chain, which appears as a very light corona.
Credit: Image courtesy of C.V. Kumar, UConn.
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