Karen Van Hoorelbeke

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Blood sucking parasites elaborate mechanisms to counteract the hemostatic system of their victim. Haemonchus contortus worms use several mechanisms directed against the normal platelet hemostatic function. Platelet adhesion onto collagen and fibrinogen, and the ristocetin-mediated interaction of von Willebrand Factor with glycoprotein (GP) Ib were inhibited(More)
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