Red blood cells were tested. But RBCs do not have a nucleus and
do not consume oxygen; they produce variable analytical
Therefore they were not very useful for this kind of precise analysis.
Comparison, muscle tissue was analyzed with NASA, Cardiac
Tissue with D. Hill, MD (Presbyterian Medical Center, San
and more cardiac tissue analysis was performed with MC Haigney
at Johns Hopkins with the results published in Circulation.
picture illustrates what the red blood cells look
like---the erythrocytes; and the white blood cells---the
These are fine looking cells but unfortunately not suitable for the
kind of precise analysis we needed in heart disease patients
other medical syndromes.
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