Published in Blood Weekly, February 20th, 1995
Glanzmann's thrombasthenia is a bleeding disorder which is characterized by a decrease or an absence of the functional platelet membrane glycoprotein (GP) complex, GPIIb/IIIa ((alpha)IIb (beta)3 ).
Hava Peretz, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Hashomer, Israel, and colleagues described the new deletion-insertion mutation in the GPIIb gene responsible for causing type I Glanzmann's thrombasthenia in two siblings of a blood-related Iranian-Jewish...
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