Blood Vessels on a Chip Test Clotting

Blood clotting, also known as coagulation, is a critical biological mechanism to prevent excessive blood loss in the event of an injury to a blood vessel. During this complex process, a cascade of biochemical reactions occurs in which platelets and plasma in the blood solidify into a clot, patching up the site of injury.

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