Published in Cardiovascular Week, November 3rd, 2003
"The main event in blood coagulation is the thrombin-catalyzed conversion of fibrinogen into fibrin. This singular transformation of a soluble protein into an insoluble polymeric network occurs with faultless precision. Abnormalities of fibrin polymerization can lead to hemorrhagic and thrombotic disorders," scientists in Mexico report.
"Increased fibrinogen plasma concentration (Fg) and fibrin polymerization rate (FPR) could be additional risk factors associated with atherothrombosis in antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) and in...
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