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Image 140
Respirocytes and Red Blood Cells, in Repose

Image 140      
Title:   Respirocytes and Red Blood Cells, in Repose  
Date:   1999  
Artist(s):   Forrest Bishop  
Image Size:   135,816 bytes   [CLICK to download]
Image Dimensions:   640 X 480 pixels    
Image Palette:   Color    
Image Description:  

In this delightfully artistic image, red blood cells lie in respose on a glass plate, with respirocytes scattered randomly about nearby. One nanorobot rests in the central cleft of a red cell. The image is a simulated view of a blood sample that might be taken from some future trauma patient who has received approximately seven therapeutic respirocyte doses at an accident scene. Each single respirocyte in the scene can control nearly the same amount of available oxygen as all eight red cells present in the scene, combined.

Copyright Info:   © Copyright 1999 Interworld Productions, LLC, P.O. Box 30121, Seattle, WA 98103. For reprint permission, please contact Forrest Bishop at 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. 6 (special "Future Issue").
Online Source(s):   None

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