Scientists ID genes associated with blood clotting, wound healing

12/6/2011 | Indian Express (New Delhi), The

An international research team found 68 regions in the human genome associated with blood clotting and wound healing, according to a report in Nature. "The aim of this genome-wide study was to understand which genes control platelet count and volume, as this can provide important clues into the molecular mechanism underlying blood cell formation," researcher Dr. Manuel Ferreira said. Future research on treatments for bleeding disorders could focus on the genes, the scientists said.

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