Why are people with excessive cholesterol deposition at risk for clotting disorders?

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    Plaques in the walls of arteries may cause the lining of the vessel to rupture.
    Cholesterol reacts with fibrin.
    Antibodies react with cholesterol, causing agglutination of the blood.
    Cholesterol acts as an enzyme and converts prothrombin into thrombin.

asked May 30, 2013 in Biology by anonymous
    

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Plaques in the walls of arteries may cause the lining of the vessel to rupture.
answered May 31, 2013 by Bioshare ~Top Expert~ (34,070 points)



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