Platelet shelf-life

February 2004
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/3/2004, Vol. 170 Issue 3, p331
Academic Journal
Discusses research on a way to prolong the shelf-life of platelets using galactose. Factors attributed to the short shelf-life of platelets; Alteration of the von Willebrand factor; Implication of study findings for storage of platelets.


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