Prepared from EPC No. HS395 using the method of Partrige (1).
In the method, the elastin is solubilized by successive extractions 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.