platelets and fibrin

This image shows blood contraction as viewed through a microscope. Contracting platelets (shown in green) cause bending, kinking, and local accumulation of fibrin fibers (shown in red) resulting in dramatic remodeling of the fibrin matrix.

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Contracting platelets (green) cause bending, kinking, and local accumulation of fibrin fibers (red) resulting in dramatic remodeling of the fibrin matrix. Alber Lab, UC Riverside.