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Researchers Find An Antibody That Destroys The Blood's Platelets; Discovery May Lead To New Therapies For Certain Blood Disorders

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September 10, 2001
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New York University Medical Center And School Of Medicine
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New York University School of Medicine researchers have found, for the first time, an antibody that destroys an essential component of the blood called platelets. The novel finding may open new therapeutic avenues to treating a blood platelet disorder associated with HIV infection, and other types of vascular disease, including blood clots in arteries.

New York University School of Medicine researchers have found, for the first time, an antibody that destroys an essential component of the blood called platelets. The novel finding may open new therapeutic avenues to treating a blood platelet disorder associated with HIV infection, and other types of vascular disease, including blood clots in arteries.


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New York University Medical Center And School Of Medicine. "Researchers Find An Antibody That Destroys The Blood's Platelets; Discovery May Lead To New Therapies For Certain Blood Disorders." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 10 September 2001. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/09/010907080706.htm>.
New York University Medical Center And School Of Medicine. (2001, September 10). Researchers Find An Antibody That Destroys The Blood's Platelets; Discovery May Lead To New Therapies For Certain Blood Disorders. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 24, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/09/010907080706.htm
New York University Medical Center And School Of Medicine. "Researchers Find An Antibody That Destroys The Blood's Platelets; Discovery May Lead To New Therapies For Certain Blood Disorders." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/09/010907080706.htm (accessed April 24, 2014).

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