Trans-Plasma Membrane Electron Transport in Human Blood Platelets: An Update
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Luciana Avigliano, I. Savini, M. V. Catani and D. Del Principe
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.
Antioxidants, free radicals, nicotinamide, plasma membrane redox
system, platelets, ubiquinone, vitamin E, vitamin C.
Department of Experimental Medicine & Surgery, University of Rome, Tor Vergata, Via Montpellier 1, 00133 Rome, Italy.