Published in Women's Health Weekly, August 18th, 2005
"Hyperhomocysteinemia is associated with an increased risk of venous and arterial thrombosis, probably by inducing endothelial damage. Von Willebrand factor (VWF) is an endothelial marker protein. It is a plasma multimeric molecule that plays a thrombophilic role, " scientists writing in the journal Blood Coagulation & Fibrinolysis report.
"The purpose of this was to investigate VWF changes in patients with thrombosis following oral methionine load. The investigators evaluated homocysteine levels and VWF parameters (plasma levels, activity, proteolysis fragments, and multimer...
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