Credit: FRANCIS LEROY & SIMON FRANCE-LANORD, BIOCOSMOS/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Fibrin and clot formation. Animation showing the role played by the fibrous protein fibrin during the clotting of blood. Fibrin molecules are fibrous proteins that are formed from a precursor, fibrinogen, under the action of a protease named thrombin. Once formed, fibrin polymerases to form a 'mesh' that grows into a haemostatic plug over a wound site. The mesh is shown binding red blood cells (erythrocytes) together. A role in clotting is also played by platelets (not shown here).

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Keywords: animated, animation, biochemical, biochemistry, biological, biology, blood, blood cell, cells, clot, clotting, erythrocyte, erythrocytes, fibrin, fibrinogen, formation, forming, haematological, haematology, haemostatic plug, hematological, hematology, physiological, physiology, protein, rbc, rbcs, red blood cells, wound healing

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Fibrin and clot formation

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