Publications on Pentahibe®

  • Low molecular weight carbohydrate Pentaisomaltose® may replace DMSO as a safer cryoprotectant for cryopreservation of peripheral blood stem cells, Svalgaard JD. et. Al, Transfusion 2016 
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  • Pentaisomaltose®, an Alternative to DMSO. Engraftment of Cryopreserved Human CD34+ Cells in Immunodeficient NSG Mice, Svalgaard JD. et. Al. July 2018, Cell Transplantation 27(7) 
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  • Cryopreservation of adipose-derived stromal/stem cells using 1–2% Me2SO (DMSO) in combination with Pentaisomaltose®: An effective and less toxic alternative to comparable freezing media, Svalgaard JD. et. al. June 2020, Cryobiology 
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  • DMSO (Me2SO) concentrations of 1-2% in combination with pentaisomaltose are effective for cryopreservation of T cells” Eva Kannik Haastrup et al. Transfusion and Apheresis Science 2021
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Other Publications 

  • Safety of dextran in relation to other colloids-ten years’ experience with hapten inhibition, Ljungstrom KG, 1993 
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  • Results: PentaHibe® demonstrated favorable results, which are currently pending publication. Data are available on file for discussion under a confidentiality agreement.



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