A new, rapid, one-step method for the isolation of platelets from human blood.

@article{Ford1990ANR,
  title={A new, rapid, one-step method for the isolation of platelets from human blood.},
  author={Tamara Ford and Jonathan Pietarila Graham and D. Rickwood},
  journal={Clinica chimica acta; international journal of clinical chemistry},
  year={1990},
  volume={192 2},
  pages={
          115-9
        }
}
We describe a new, rapid method for the isolation of platelets from human blood using a single centrifugation step through Nycodenz, an inert, nontoxic, nonionic medium. As judged by aggregation and nucleotide release studies, the platelets are recovered in high yield and in excellent functional condition. 
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