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What is Plasma?

 

Plasma is the liquid part of the blood (about 55%). Plasma consists of 91% water.

It contains over 120 different proteins that take on functions vital to life such as fighting infections or the clotting of blood to stop bleeding after an injury.

It is not possible to produce blood plasma by means of genetic technology. This is why many thousands of sick persons depend on the help of voluntary donors.

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