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Stressed Proteins Can Cause Blood Clots for Hours, Rice University, Baylor College of Medicine, and Puget Sound blood Center Study


3/6/2013 7:24:12 AM

New research from Rice University, Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) and the Puget Sound Blood Center (PSBC) has revealed how stresses of flow in the small blood vessels of the heart and brain could cause a common protein to change shape and form dangerous blood clots. The scientists were surprised to find that the proteins could remain in the dangerous, clot-initiating shape for up to five hours before returning to their normal, healthy shape.

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