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The effects of oral anticoagulants on the synthesis of glycoproteins

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The coumarin related drugs have been used as oral anticoagulants for many years. These drugs help in the prevention of thrombotic episodes by reducing the activity of certain plasma proteins required for the clotting process. Administration of vitamin K reverses the effects of the coumarin drugs and deficiency of this vitamin results in similar symptoms as are induced by coumarin therapy. It has been proposed, therefore, that vitamin K and the coumarins act at a similar site and affect the...

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University of Oxford
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Publication date:
1976
Type of award:
DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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