TITLE

Gap junctions used by platelets for communication

PUB. DATE
May 2012
SOURCE
British Journal of Hospital Medicine (17508460);May2012, Vol. 73 Issue 5, p249
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports a study which reveled that gap junctions, platelets use specialized pore-like structures, for direct communication between the cells and with the inner walls of blood vessels, which may help develop more effective anti-thrombotic therapies against heart attacks and strokes.
ACCESSION #
75494006

 

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