A new target for prevention of blood clots?

Av Robin Liang
Stipendiat ved TREC

Platelets play a role in the formation of blood clots, but the impact of their different receptors is still unclear. CLEC-2 is among the receptors found on platelets, and is important in maintaining the normal state of vessels in the presence of inflammation. As deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a thromboinflammatory disorder involving a blood clot in the deep veins of the leg, CLEC-2 could be a receptor of interest in DVT research.

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