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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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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