Contact: Jeannette Spalding
Case Western Reserve University
Caption: The blood clot, or thrombus, was extracted from a heart attack patient's cardiac artery and stained for MRP-14 and platelets. This slide image shows that platelets are loaded with MRP-14, and those appear as yellow areas.
Credit: Journal of Clinical Investigation: Adapted from Figure 8:H in "Platelet-Derived Myeloid Related Protein-14 (S100A9) Regulates Thrombosis
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