Prepared from Human Aortic Elastin, No. SH476 by the method of Partrige (1) in which elastin is solubilized by successive treatments with hot oxalic acid. The preparation is a lyophilized, salt-free water soluble powder.
All human tissue donors are screened for the following:
Basic serology Panel #1 RPR Syphilis Serology, ABO/RH Typing HIV-1/HIV2 Antibody Screen, Hepatitis B Surface antigen, Hepatitis B Core IgG/Igm Antibody, HTLV-1 Antibody. We accept only donors that are non reactive to all of the above screening.