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Coagulation in Invertebrates

Cerenius L. · Söderhäll K.

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Department of Comparative Physiology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden

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Dr. Kenneth Söderhäll

Department of Comparative Physiology, Uppsala University

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Abstract

In most animals there is a need to quickly prevent the loss of blood or equivalent fluids through inflicted injuries. In invertebrates with an open circulatory system (and sometimes a hydroskeleton as well) these losses may otherwise soon be fatal. Also, there is a need to prevent microbes that have gained access to the body through the wound from disseminating throughout the open circulatory system. Therefore, many invertebrates possess a coagulation system to prevent such accidents from having too serious consequences. In this review we discuss recent developments in a few animals – mainly arthropods – where more detailed data are available. It is likely, however, that corresponding systems are present in most phyla, but this is still unchartered territory.

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Received: September 17, 2010
Accepted: October 18, 2010
Published online: November 06, 2010
Issue release date: December 2010

Number of Print Pages: 6
Number of Figures: 3
Number of Tables: 0

ISSN: 1662-811X (Print)
eISSN: 1662-8128 (Online)

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