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Donor

The party conferring a power. One who makes a gift. One who creates a trust.

donor

n. a person or entity making a gift or donation.

donor

noun aider, almsgiver, altruist, assignor, backer, benefactor, benefactress, bequeather, bestower, cheerful giver, conferrer, consignor, contributor, deliverer, devisor, distributor of largess, donator, free giver, generous giver, giver, Good Samaritan, grantor, helper, humanitarian, patron, patroness, philanthropist, presenter, rewarder, vouchsafer
Foreign phrases: Voluntas donatoris in charta doni sui manifeste expressa observetur.The will of the donor which is clearly expressed in his deed of gift should be obberved.
See also: benefactor, contributor, feoffor, good samaritan, maker, transferor

donor

a person who makes a gift of property.

DONOR. He who makes a gift. (q.v.)

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Particularly, the military needs a constant supply of fresh, universal donor blood for battlefield situations when normal supplies from donors can quickly run out.
The potential benefits of developing and engineering cell banks of universal donor chondrocytes include one-step procedures without the need for patient biopsies and increased affordability, scalability, and access for patients and physicians.
Phase I SBIR grant, funded by the National Institute of Heart, Lung and Blood (NHLBI), to further the development of a novel universal donor blood stem cell line for the treatment of AIDS.
These eye banks made possible more than 70,000 sight-restoring corneal transplants in 2012 and the opportunity to perform more transplants is significant because virtually everyone is a universal donor.
The universal donor, O negative, is most commonly used during emergencies when time is crucial and for newborn babies in distress,'' the release said.
DARPA's Blood Pharming program aims to develop an automated culture and packaging system that will yield a readily available, donorless supply of universal donor red blood cells in the military theatre.
Currently there is a great need for donors of all blood types, with Type O being the universal donor that can safely transfuse to any blood type - a valuable commodity in a war zone.
A compilation soundtrack, produced by Paddy Moloney of Ireland's foremost folk band, the Chieftains, and including performances by Sinead O'Connor, Elvis Costello, Vince Gill and Mary Black, underscores the role of Irish music as a kind of universal donor, spawning Appalachian bluegrass, American folk and other forms of popular music.
today announced successful initial safety results following commencement of the world's first clinical trial to use allogeneic adult stem cells obtained from an unrelated, universal donor to treat patients with congestive heart failure.
We recently signed an exclusive licensing agreement with the University of California for a universal donor blood product, an agreement that showcases the strengths of the China PharmaHub business model and our ability to partner with premier research institutes, and which also will strengthen our intellectual property position.
OTC Bulletin Board: CPHB), a biopharmaceutical acquisition and development company, today announced that it has signed a exclusive worldwide license agreement with the University of California, for worldwide rights to develop, commercialize and market a universal donor blood product derived from embryonic stem cells developed by UCSD Associate Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics Dr.
It will also address whether they can be expanded indefinitely as an unlimited source of patient-specific and universal donor blood cells and platelets.

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