Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

The Non-Thrombotic Role of Platelets in Health and Disease

Edited by Steve W. Kerrigan

Molecular And Cellular Therapeutics Royal College Of Surgeons

Co-editor:

Niamh Moran

The Royal College of Surgeons

Platelets play a key role in thrombosis and haemostasis. However recent evidence clearly demonstrates that the functional role of platelets extends to many other processes in the body. With an internationally recognised list of contributing authors, The Non-Thrombotic Role of Platelets in Health and Disease, is a unique and definitive source of state-of-the-art knowledge about the additional role of platelets outside thrombosis and haemostasis. The intended audience for The Non-Thrombotic Role of Platelets in Health and Disease includes platelet biologists, microbiologists, immunologists, haematologists, oncologists, respiratory physicians, cardiologists, neurobiologists, tissue engineers, as well as students and fellows in these areas.

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The Non-Thrombotic Role of Platelets in Health and DiseaseEdited by Steve W. Kerrigan

Published: November 18th 2015

DOI: 10.5772/58357

ISBN: 978-953-51-2208-1

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-4212-6

Copyright year: 2015

Books open for chapter submissions

10122 Total Chapter Downloads

6 Crossref Citations

1 Web of Science Citations

9 Dimensions Citations

chaptersDownloads

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1. Production and Destruction of Platelets

By Joseph Jr Italiano and John Hartwig

1062

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2. The Traditional Role of Platelets in Hemostasis

By Douglass A. Drelich and Paul F. Bray

1148

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3. Role of Platelets in Inflammation

By Mònica Arman, Holly Payne, Tatyana Ponomaryov and Alexander Brill

1018

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4. Platelet Interactions with Bacteria

By Steven W. Kerrigan

699

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5. Platelet Interactions with Viruses and Parasites

By Ana Lopez Alonso and Dermot Cox

944

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6. Platelets — Allies of Tumour Cells

By Annachiara Mitrugno, Niamh Moran and Pat Metharom

858

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7. Platelets, Inflammation and Respiratory Disease

By Brian P. O’Sullivan and Steven W. Kerrigan

1000

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8. A Role for Platelets in Normal Pregnancy

By Maryam Al Obaidly, Carmen Regan, Bashir Lwaleed and Niamh Moran

809

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9. Mechanisms Involved in Diabetes-Associated Platelet Hyperactivation

By Voahanginirina Randriamboavonjy

948

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10. Platelets in Alzheimer’s Disease

By Barbara Plagg and Christian Humpel

840

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11. Platelets in Tissue Regeneration

By Ronaldo J. F. C. do Amaral and Alex Balduino

800

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