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Contact: Andy Fell
University of California - Davis

Blood Clots Seize Endotoxin

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Caption: This video shows blood clot (red) forming and absorbing lipopolysaccharide (endotoxin) (colored green) in a live mouse. The clot-bound toxin is yellow. Pieces can be seen breaking away in the blood stream.

Credit: Peter Armstrong, UC Davis.

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