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Art and Science of Laboratory Medicine
Saturday, January 11, 2014
Red blood cells take on many-sided shape during clotting
A previously unknown shape for red blood cells in contracted clots. The red blood cells can be compressed into many-sided, closely-packed polyhedral structures instead of their free-flowing bi-concave, disc shape.