Methods for the Preparation of Washed Platelet Suspensions

  • P. M. Mannucci
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 28)


The study in vitro of the functional physiology of the living cell requires experimental systems which differ as little as possible from the natural environment. Therefore, in the case of human platelets, the ideal situation should be that of characterizing their morphological, kinetic and biochemical properties in native blood. This is hardly possible even with the simplest test of platelet function, such as platelet counting.


Human Platelet Adenosine Diphosphate Platelet Volume Platelet Suspension Washed Platelet 
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  • P. M. Mannucci
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  1. 1.Centro per lo studio e la terapia delle malattie emorragiche e della trombosiUniv. of MilanItaly

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