The physiology of platelet production.

  title={The physiology of platelet production.},
  author={David J Kuter},
  journal={Stem cells},
  volume={14 Suppl 1},
The production of platelets from the bone marrow megakaryocytes is a well-regulated process. Nearly 100 years ago, James Homer Wright described how platelets formed from megakaryocytes and entered the circulation. Subsequent clinical and animal studies have enumerated a number of principles of platelet physiology: the platelet count is constant in any one… CONTINUE READING