Platelets, Thrombosis and the Vessel Wall: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Platelets, Thrombosis and the Vessel Wall

1st Edition

Edited by Michael C Berndt

CRC Press

356 pages

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pub: 2000-04-17
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Description

Platelets, Thrombosis and the Vessel Wall aims to highlight the key areas of platelet function in the regulation of haemostasis and thrombosis and covers areas such as platelet production, interaction of platelets with leucocytes, mechanisms of cross-talk between platelets, leukocytes, and endothelium. The two major clinical causes of thrombosis, anti-phospholipid antibodies and genetic predisposition, are also addressed.

Table of Contents

1. Thrombopoietin 2. Platelets and Fibrinolysis 3. Von Willebrand Factor and Platelet Adhesion 4. A Unique Receptor for a Unique Function: The Glycoprotein Ib-IX-V Complex in Platelet Adhesion and Activation 5. The Platelet Glycoprotein IIb-IIIa Complex (Integrin aIIbÞ 6. The Platelet Cytoskeleton 7. The Role of Phosphoinositide-derived Second Messenger Molecules in Platelet Activation 8. The Biology of CD36 9. CD9 Structure and Function 10. Neutrophil-Platelet Interaction s 11. P-selectin 12. Role of PECA

About the Editor

Baker Medical Research Institute, Commercial Road

About the Series

Advances in Vascular Biology

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI017000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Cytology
SCI086000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General