Trans-Plasma Membrane Electron Transport in Human Blood Platelets

Author(s): L. Avigliano, I. Savini, M. V. Catani, D. Del Principe.

Journal Name: Mini-Reviews in Medicinal Chemistry

Volume 8 , Issue 6 , 2008

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Abstract:

The plasma membrane redox (PMR) system is important for cell metabolism and survival; it is also crucial for blood coagulation and thrombosis. This review will give an update on the PMR system, with a particular regard to platelets, and on the role of antioxidant vitamins belonging to this system.

Keywords: Plasma membrane redox system, platelets, antioxidants, free radicals, vitamin E, vitamin C, nicotinamide, ubiquinone

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VOLUME: 8
ISSUE: 6
Year: 2008
Page: [555 - 563]
Pages: 9
DOI: 10.2174/138955708784534463
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