BioLife Solutions To Be Issued New Biopreservation Patent HypoThermosol® Effective for Collection & Storage of Whole Blood and Components
BOTHELL, Wash., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioLife Solutions, Inc. (OTCQB: BLFS), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of proprietary clinical grade hypothermic storage and cryopreservation freeze media and precision thermal shipping products for cells and tissues, today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has notified the Company of a new patent, to be issued on February 4, 2014.
BioLife's new patent, number 8,642,255, and titled, "MATERIALS AND METHODS FOR HYPOTHERMIC COLLECTION OF WHOLE BLOOD", includes claims related to hypothermic preservation and storage of whole blood and blood components using the Company's HypoThermosol cell and tissue storage/shipping medium.
Mike Rice, BioLife Solutions CEO, commented, "This new patent broadens our intellectual property estate. We continue to research new applications where our proprietary biopreservation media formulations and can extend shelf life and improve post-preservation viability and function of cells and tissues."
About BioLife Solutions
BioLife Solutions develops, manufactures and markets hypothermic storage and cryopreservation solutions and precision thermal shipping products for cells, tissues, and organs. The Company's proprietary HypoThermosol® and CryoStor® platform of solutions are highly valued in the biobanking, drug discovery, and regenerative medicine markets. BioLife's biopreservation media products are serum-free and protein-free, fully defined, and are formulated to reduce preservation-induced cell damage and death. BioLife's enabling technology provides commercial companies and clinical researchers significant improvement in shelf life and post-preservation viability and function of cells, tissues, and organs. For more information please visit www.biolifesolutions.com, and follow BioLife on Twitter.
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