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Bilirubin and Coagulation of Blood

Nature volume 199, page 1197 (21 September 1963) | Download Citation

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FREE bilirubin, dissolved in sodium carbonate, causes, if given intracardially to rabbits, a pronounced lessening of the plasmatic clotting-activity. Among other effects, prolongation of the heparin-tolerance- and recalcification-times (Howell-time) as well as lowering of the factors II and VII occur1.

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  1. Universitäts-Kinderklinik, Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany.

    • W. KÜNZER
    •  & D. BÖTTCHER

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