Gel Filtration of Blood Platelets: A Methodological Report

  • Oddvar Tangen
  • Herbert J. Berman
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 28)


Gel filtration has been used for more than a decade in order to separate molecules on the basis of molecular size (7). We have applied this method to the problem of separating cellular elements of blood (in this case platelets), from the solutes in their suspending medium (8). The aim of the work was to obtain platelet preparations free from plasma solutes with a minimum of damage or change in the biochemical or physiological properties of the platelets.


Platelet Rich Plasma Platelet Reactivity Plasma Fibrinogen Column Dimension Platelet Suspension 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1972

Authors and Affiliations

  • Oddvar Tangen
    • 1
    • 2
  • Herbert J. Berman
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Dept. of Experimental MedicinePharmacia ABUppsalaSweden
  2. 2.Dept. of BiologyBoston UniversityBostonUSA

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