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- n. Alternative spelling of hemocyte.
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The addition of a globbing protein, even a weak one, to the haemocyte patch would inevitably make it stronger and more stable, offering a selective advantage Note 2.
Drosophila haemocyte-like cells to identify JAK/STAT target genes, combined with an in vivo model for JAK-induced blood cell overproliferation, to identify the main effectors required for haematopoietic tumour development.
Age-dependent variation differential haemocyte counts developing worker honeybees
But sea squirts don’t have fibrinogen 15, in fact they don’t clot their heamolymph their equivalent of blood either, they just plug all cuts with a loose haemocyte patch.
Now, I’ve presented three plausible scenarios above: (1) protothrombin as a haemocyte attractant, (2) protothrombin as a part of the complement system, and (3) prothrombin as an activator of Factor XIII.