Summing Up: Platelet Heterogeneity: Biology and Pathology

  • J. F. Mustard


The key question of the chapters in this book focused on the source of platelet heterogeneity. The debate could be considered to be between those who believe that the production of platelets from megakaryocytes is the primary determinant of heterogeneity and those who believe that exposure of platelets to stimuli during their circulation in the blood contributes to platelet heterogeneity.


Platelet Volume Rabbit Platelet Large Platelet Platelet Size Platelet Survival 
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