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How is the ability to attack phospholipids associated with illness?
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Dr. James Ball
Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology
In brief: Phospholipids
Are oriented in such a way in the cell membrane.
This orientation is not maintained well as cells age. These cells can be attacked. Also, certain illnesses can stimulate the immune system in such a way that anti phospholipid antibodies can be produced. This may increase the likelihood of developing a clot when a serious illnessis experienced.

In brief: Phospholipids
Are oriented in such a way in the cell membrane.
This orientation is not maintained well as cells age. These cells can be attacked. Also, certain illnesses can stimulate the immune system in such a way that anti phospholipid antibodies can be produced. This may increase the likelihood of developing a clot when a serious illnessis experienced.
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