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Synonyms for platelet

tiny bits of protoplasm found in vertebrate blood

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In the combined cells, the blood platelets are used to deliver immunotherapy drugs called checkpoint inhibitors (the researchers used a drug called an aPD-1 antibody), which seek out cancer cells and neutralize their defenses.
Public health company The US Food and Drug Administration revealed on Monday that it has approved Doptelet (avatrombopag) tablets for the treatment of low blood platelet count (thrombocytopenia) in adults with chronic liver disease who are scheduled to undergo a medical or dental procedure.
"This bill seeks to acknowledge the donor employees who willingly offer organ, bone marrow, blood or blood platelets by entitling them to an organ donation leave with pay, " Alejano said.
Some common symptoms of having too many blood platelets include: skin bruising or bleeding from various areas such as the nose, mouth, and gums, or the stomach and intestinal tract.
Gifts and appreciations certificates were distributed to 186 donors including those with rare blood groups and donors of blood platelets.
Moreover, we determined the effect of the phenolic extract on a nonenzymatic lipid peroxidation in resting blood platelets and enzymatic lipid peroxidation, arachidonic acid metabolism (measured by the level of thiobarbituric acid reactive substances (TBARS)), in blood platelets activated by thrombin (as a strong physiological agonist).
TEHRAN (FNA)- A new RNA test of blood platelets can be used to detect, classify and pinpoint the location of cancer by analyzing a sample equivalent to one drop of blood.
Both the painkillers and antidepressants known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) have been linked in other research to increased risk for gastrointestinal bleeding, most likely because they interfere with blood platelets, which promote clotting.
Researchers have created an artificial version of human bone marrow that can generate functional blood platelets, which play a role in blood clotting.
Garcia suffers from immune thrombocytopenia (ITP), an autoimmune disease which affects the blood platelets. Diagnosed with the condition in June 2014, she now struggles to live the active life she is used to.
Transplantation antigen activity of human blood platelets. Transplantation.1966;4:182.
Fruitflow helps maintain a healthy cardiovascular system by smoothing blood platelets and therefore reducing the risk of blood clots and other cardiovascular events.
A correct phagocytic activity of blood platelets is an important component of immune system against bacterial infection in postoperative period and perhaps it allows to release ability to phagocytize neoplasmatic cells.
One of its most amazing effects is to make blood platelets less sticky, which helps prevent blood clots from forming.
Dengue symptoms include lowered blood platelets accompanied by high fever, body rash and vomiting.