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Protection from Hemoglobin's Dark Side

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Science Translational Medicine  16 Dec 2009:
Vol. 1, Issue 11, pp. 11ec39
DOI: 10.1126/scitranslmed.3000708

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A naturally occurring protein that binds hemoglobin protects the brain from damage after a bleeding stroke, offering a potential therapeutic approach.