Alpha Granule

Known as: Platelet Granule 
Granules found in several types of cells, especially platelets, where they are the most numerous type of granule; contain secretory proteins.
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND Variation in platelet reactivity contributes to disorders of hemostasis and thrombosis, but the molecular mechanisms… (More)
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2009
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2009
Platelets are central players in atherothrombosis development in coronary artery disease. The PKC family provides important… (More)
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2005
2005
Stimulation of platelets with strong agonists results in centralization of cytoplasmic organelles and secretion of granules… (More)
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2005
2005
The role of vitronectin (Vn) in thrombosis is currently controversial; both inhibitory and supportive roles have been reported… (More)
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2005
2005
Bleeding problems are associated with defects in platelet alpha-granules, yet little is known about how these granules are formed… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
Secretion of platelet granules is necessary for normal hemostasis. Platelet secretion requires soluble N-ethylmaleimide-sensitive… (More)
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1987
1987
Platelets from patients with the gray platelet syndrome have decreased recognizable alpha granules and are markedly deficient in… (More)
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1986
Highly Cited
1986
We have identified and purified a platelet integral membrane protein (140,000 mol wt), using the KC4 monoclonal antibody specific… (More)
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1983
Highly Cited
1983
At sites of blood vessel injury, platelets release numerous substances that may have biological activities influencing cellular… (More)
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1979
Highly Cited
1979
Four platelet proteins are secreted by platelets during the release reaction: platelet factor 4 (PF4).1 $-thromboglobulin ( 9TG… (More)
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