Published in Blood Weekly, August 16th, 2001
"The role of a common polymorphism in the factor XIII A-subunit gene (FXIII Val34Leu) has been recently investigated as a protective genetic factor against arterial and venous thrombosis," explained Donato Gemmati and colleagues at the University of Ferrara and Sant Anna Hospital in Ferrara. "In addition, the less frequent Leu34 allele has been described as a risk factor for intracerebral hemorrhage."
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