By David Phillips
Comprised of 12 chapters, this ebook starts off with an outline of the morphological and metabolic responses to agonists, in addition to the involvement of convinced methods within the coupling of agonist-receptor interactions to platelet responses. the subsequent bankruptcy bargains with platelet arachidonate metabolism and platelet-activating issue, targeting the discharge of arachidonate from platelet lipid shops; pathways of platelet arachidonate metabolism and results of arachidonate metabolites; and inhibition of platelet arachidonate metabolism by means of aspirin. The constitution, functionality, and amendment in affliction of platelet membrane glycoproteins are then mentioned, in addition to prothrombin activation on platelets and platelet legislation of thrombus formation. Secreted platelet proteins as markers for pathological issues also are considered.
This monograph is meant as a reference for investigators desirous about platelet learn in addition to a resource of data for these operating in different components of organic investigation.