Paracrystalline Forms of Fibrinogen

Science  02 Aug 1963:
Vol. 141, Issue 3579, pp. 436-438
DOI: 10.1126/science.141.3579.436


Electron microscope and x-ray diffraction observations on highly ordered tactoids of fibrinogen show that these structures have the same axial period as fibrin. Implications of these results for the analysis of clot formation are discussed.