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Vol. 34, No. 4-5, 2005
Issue release date: May 2006
Section title: Paper
Pathophysiol Haemos Thromb 2005;34:150–155

Snake C-Type Lectin-Like Proteins and Platelet Receptors

Clemetson K.J. · Lu Q. · Clemetson J.M.
Theodor Kocher Institute, University of Berne, Berne, Switzerland
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Dr. K.J. Clemetson

Theodor Kocher Institute, University of Berne

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