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This invention concerns a method for extending the survival time of mammalian lung tissue subjected to ischemia, by which said tissue is perfused with a preservation solution comprising a therapeutic dose of the delta opioid DADLE ([D-Ala2,D-Leu5]-Enkephalin) under hypothermic conditions.
University of Kentucky Research Foundation, Lexington, Ky.
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