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Researchers Link Von Willebrand Factor To Heart-valve Calcium Deposits
2013-11-07 09:32:39

Rice University Heart valves calcify over time, and Rice University scientists are beginning to understand why. The Rice lab of bioengineer Jane Grande-Allen found through studies of pigs’ heart valves that age plays a critical role in the valves’ progressive hardening, and the problem may be due to the infiltration of a protein known as von Willebrand factor (VWF). Tissues from pig valves are commonly used to make human heart-valve replacements. VWF helps regulate blood clotting...

2013-09-30 23:28:04

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Point of Care Coagulation Testing: World Market 2013-2023 London (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 Report Details In 2011, the global point of care diagnostics market was worth $13.8bn, with high single-digit growth from the year before. Despite being a vast and mature market, there are number of sectors likely to experience fast growth during the next 10 years. Much of this growth is linked to the prevalence of a number of diseases...


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