A fibrin biofilm covers blood clots and protects from microbial invasion

Fraser L. Macrae, Cedric Duval, Praveen Papareddy, Stephen R. Baker, Nadira Yuldasheva, Katherine J. Kearney, Helen R. McPherson, Nathan Asquith, Joke Konings, Alessandro Casini, Jay L. Degen, Simon D. Connell, Helen Philippou, Alisa S. Wolberg, Heiko Herwald, Robert A. S. Ariens*

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3356-3368
Number of pages13
JournalJournal of Clinical Investigation
Volume128
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Aug 2018

Keywords

  • FACTOR-XIII
  • THROMBIN GENERATION
  • CROSS-LINKING
  • HOST-DEFENSE
  • GAMMA
  • PLASMA
  • ELASTICITY
  • MECHANISMS
  • POLYMERIZATION
  • COAGULATION

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