Artificial blood is a product made to act as a substitute for red blood cells(RBCs). It is anticipated that when an artificial blood product is available, it will have annual sales of over 7.6 billion in the United States alone.
Exosomes are lipid vesicles that can be naturally produced by our cells. It is now popular used by synthetic biologists.
We have engineered human cell line to produce exosomes that work as cellular hemoglobin based oxygen carriers, that can potentially be a new way to create artificial blood, which havn't benn previously tried before.