Platelet Washing by Albumin Density Gradient Separation (ADGS)

  • Peter N. Walsh
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 28)


The investigation of platelet physiology and biochemistry is sometimes complicated by the presence of cellular and non—cellular elements of blood other than platelets. To separate platelets from plasma and other cells most investigators have used conventional centrifugal methods (1, 3, 5, 15, 16). Tangen et al (21) have recently described a new and fundamentally different technique, employing sepharose gel filtration for separating platelets from plasma and studying the requirements for platelet aggregation.


Circulate Tumour Cell Blood Platelet Bovine Albumin Platelet Suspension Autologous Plasma 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter N. Walsh
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  1. 1.Oxford Haemophilia CentreChurchill HospitalHeadington, OxfordEngland

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