what is fibrin

10 Essentials About Fibrin

Fibrin is a strong insoluble protein produced by the body in response to bleeding. Whenever tissue damage (wound) results in bleeding, a soluble protein found in blood plasma called fibrinogen becomes converted into fibrin molecules by the action of a clotting enzyme called thrombin. The fibrin molecules combine together to form long fibrous chains that … Continue reading “10 Essentials About Fibrin”

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10 Ways to Stop Nose Bleed

How to Stop a Nosebleed Most nosebleeds that occur in the anterior or frontal aspect of the nose only involve one nostril and not as severe as the posterior type. With the posterior type of nose bleed, blood may sometimes drain back into the throat, causing potential distress. Anterior nose bleeds may be treated at home; … Continue reading “10 Ways to Stop Nose Bleed”

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10 Megakaryocyte Facts

Bleeding stops due to blood clotting. Clotting occurs when various proteins and other factors recreate fibers in the skin to stop the bleeding and restore the skin tissues broken or injured. Platelets, a component of our blood, are primarily responsible for blood clotting. However, to what should we be thankful for that we have platelets … Continue reading “10 Megakaryocyte Facts”

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10 Significant Clotting Factors

The process of hemostasis is made up of different mechanisms, all with the same objective; to prevent excessive blood loss and promote healing, maintaining an equilibrium. A brief overview on the mechanism of hemostasis in response to disturbance in the vascular endothelium: When the endothelium is ‘provoked,’ it reacts by activating a series of reactions … Continue reading “10 Significant Clotting Factors”