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Image 136
Defective Respirocyte

Image 136      
Title:   Defective Respirocyte  
Date:   1999  
Artist(s):   Forrest Bishop  
Image Size:   64,316 bytes   [CLICK to download]
Image Dimensions:   640 X 480 pixels    
Image Palette:   Color    
Image Description:  

The image shows a defectively manufactured respirocyte with intact sensors and bar code, but missing the entire sorting rotor subsystem. Quality control in manufacturing is essential and may be strictly monitored by the FDA. Such defective devices should be very easy to detect and remove during the manufacturing process.

Copyright Info:   © Copyright 1999 Interworld Productions, LLC, P.O. Box 30121, Seattle, WA 98103. For reprint permission, please contact Forrest Bishop at forrestb@ix.netcom.com. The Respirocyte was conceived and designed by Robert A. Freitas Jr., whose permission is also required.
Print Source(s):   Robert A. Freitas Jr., "Respirocytes in Nanomedicine," Graft: Organ and Cell Transplantation 52(May 2050):153, Fig. 5 (special "Future Issue").
Online Source(s):   None

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