Chapter 9. Biochemistry of the Platelet Release Reaction

  1. Katherine Elliott Organizer and
  2. Julie Knight
  1. Holm Holmsen

Published Online: 30 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470720172.ch9

Ciba Foundation Symposium 35 - Biochemistry and Pharmacology of Platelets

Ciba Foundation Symposium 35 - Biochemistry and Pharmacology of Platelets

How to Cite

Holmsen, H. (1975) Biochemistry of the Platelet Release Reaction, 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.ch9

Author Information

  1. Specialized Center for Thrombosis Research, Temple University, Philadelphia and Institute for Thrombosis Research, University of Oslo, Norway

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:

  • platelet release reaction;
  • biochemistry;
  • secretion;
  • cytoplasmic calcium;
  • hypoxanthine

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Atp-Hypoxanthine Conversion as the Energizing Step, with Enzymes Structurally Bound

  • Atp-Hypoxanthine Conversion as a ‘on-Compensation’ Phenomenon

  • Is Atp Actually Consumed in Reactions Directly Connected with Release During the Release Process?

  • The Disturbance Phenomenon

  • Release Reaction Induced by Calcium Ionophore

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgement

  • References

  • Discussion

  • References