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Video of blood clot contraction reveals how platelets naturally form unobtrusive clots

19:00 EST 7 Nov 2017 | AAAS

(University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine) The first view of the physical mechanism of how a blood clot contracts at the level of individual platelets is giving researchers a new look at a natural process that is part of blood clotting. The team describes how specialized proteins in platelets cause clots to shrink in size.

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