Chapter 10. Prostaglandins and Precursors in Platelet Function

  1. Katherine Elliott Organizer and
  2. Julie Knight
  1. J. Bryan Smith,
  2. Carol M. Ingerman and
  3. Melvin J. Silver

Published Online: 30 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470720172.ch10

Ciba Foundation Symposium 35 - Biochemistry and Pharmacology of Platelets

Ciba Foundation Symposium 35 - Biochemistry and Pharmacology of Platelets

How to Cite

Smith, J. B., Ingerman, C. M. and Silver, M. J. (1975) Prostaglandins and Precursors in Platelet Function, in Ciba Foundation Symposium 35 - Biochemistry and Pharmacology of Platelets (eds K. Elliott and J. Knight), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470720172.ch10

Author Information

  1. Cardeza Foundation, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1975

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9789021940397

Online ISBN: 9780470720172

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Keywords:

  • prostaglandins;
  • human platelets;
  • platelet function;
  • arachidonic acid;
  • endoperoxides

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Arachidonic Acid-A Prostaglandin Precursor

  • Exogenous Arachidonic Acid-Transformations in Platelets

  • Endogenous Arachidonic Acid-Transformation by Thrombin

  • Endogenous Arachidonic Acid-A Precursor of Malondialdehyde

  • Implications of Prostaglandin Formation in Platelet Aggregation and the Release Reaction

  • Prostaglandin Endoperoxides Induce Aggregation

  • Factors Lnvolved in Irreversible Aggregation

  • Acknowledgement

  • References

  • Discussion

  • References