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BloodStor Stem Cell Biopreservation Media Platform Launched by BioLife Solutions

In BUSINESS OF STEM CELLS on August 31, 2009 at 11:31 am

BloodStor(TM) Stem Cell Biopreservation Media Platform Launched by BioLife Solutions

Posted on: Monday, 31 August 2009, 05:00 CDT

BOTHELL, Wash., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — BioLife Solutions, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BLFS), a leading developer, manufacturer, and marketer of biopreservation tools for cells, tissues, and organs, today announced the launch of its BloodStor biopreservation media product platform. The product family includes BloodStor 55-5 for cryopreservation of umbilical cord blood stem cells, as well as other variants for peripheral blood derived stem cells. BloodStor 55-5, packaged in standard, single-use sterile vials of various fill volumes, is formulated with 55% USP grade DMSO and 5% USP grade dextran-40 in water for injection quality (WFI) water and supports a common cord blood processing protocol.

Mike Rice, BioLife’s chairman and CEO, noted, “The launch of our BloodStor product family supports our mission to become the leading provider of preservation tools for cells, tissues, and organs. Specifically, our BloodStor product offering should enable BioLife to more quickly capture a larger share of the demand for preservation media products used in the rapidly growing cord blood banking industry. We’re leveraging our Quality System and the capacity of our recently validated internal manufacturing facility to offer more standard and custom products to our strategic markets. We’ve already received orders for BloodStor 55-5 and expect to begin customer shipments by the end of September.”

via BloodStor(TM) Stem Cell Biopreservation Media Platform Launched by BioLife Solutions – Health News – redOrbit.

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