Protein and Blood Flow

November 2008
Science Teacher;Nov2008, Vol. 75 Issue 8, p14
Academic Journal
The article discusses the identification of a protein which aids in control of blood flow by researchers at the University of Missouri. It notes that the information brings researchers closer to understanding a variety of vascular diseases. It also includes statistics from the American Heart Association concerning the causes of high blood pressure and reports that increased knowledge of vascular systems will allow for improved treatments and preventative measures.


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