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A novel carbon-containing device for adsorption of cytokines in the treatment of sepsis

Howell, C.A. and Sandeman, S.R. and Phillips, G.J. and Lloyd, A.W. and Mikhalovsky, S.V. and Davies, J.G. and Tennison, S.R. and Gaylor, J.D.S. and Courtney, J.M. (2006) A novel carbon-containing device for adsorption of cytokines in the treatment of sepsis. In: Carbon 2006: The International Carbon Conference, 2006-07-16 - 2006-07-21.

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Abstract

This study investigated a range of phenol-formaldehyde-aniline-based pyrolysed carbon matrices and their component materials, for their ability to adsorb a range of inflammatory cytokines crucial to the progression of sepsis.