Differential contributions of monocyte- and platelet-derived microparticles towards thrombin generation and fibrin formation and stability

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Microparticles (MPs) are sub-micron vesicles shed by activated or apoptotic cells, including platelets and monocytes. Increased circulating MPs are associated with thrombosis; however, their role in thrombogenesis is poorly understood.

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© 2011 International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis.


Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2251-61
Number of pages11
JournalJournal of thrombosis and haemostasis : JTH
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2011