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Giant Extracellular Hemoglobin of Glossoscolex paulistus: An excellent Prototype of Biosensor and Blood Substitute

By Leonardo M. Moreira, Alessandra L. Poli, Juliana P. Lyon, Fabio V. Santos, Pedro C. G. Moraes, José Paulo F. Mendonça, Valmar C. Barbosa and Hidetake Imasato

Submitted: October 31st 2010Reviewed: March 1st 2011Published: July 19th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/19008

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Leonardo M. Moreira, Alessandra L. Poli, Juliana P. Lyon, Fabio V. Santos, Pedro C. G. Moraes, José Paulo F. Mendonça, Valmar C. Barbosa and Hidetake Imasato (July 19th 2011). Giant Extracellular Hemoglobin of Glossoscolex paulistus: An excellent Prototype of Biosensor and Blood Substitute, Biosensors for Health, Environment and Biosecurity Pier Andrea Serra, IntechOpen, DOI: 10.5772/19008. Available from:

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