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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Schulz, C; Massberg, S 
Title:
Platelets in atherosclerosis and thrombosis. 
Abstract:
Rupture of an atherosclerotic plaque exposes a thrombogenic matrix, which instantly triggers platelet tethering and activation. We here delineate the sequence of events during arterial thrombus formation and dissect the specific role of the various platelet receptors in this process. We also discuss the interplay of platelets with circulating immune cells, which support arterial thrombosis by fibrin formation in a process that involves extracellular nucleosomes. In the second part of this chapte...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Handb Exp Pharmacol 
Year:
2012 
Journal issue:
210 
Pages contribution:
111-33 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0171-2004 
TUM Institution:
Klinik für Herz- und Kreislauferkrankungen