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Blood clot protein is stretchiest natural fiber ever found

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9:27am, August 9, 2006

Scientists have new clues to how blood clots seal off wounded blood vessels despite the pressure generated by the pumping heart. The protein that's the backbone of these clots can stretch to several times its length and snap back to its original size, a new study shows.

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