Purification and Partial Characterization of the PAF Antagonist from the Saliva of the Leech Hirudo Medicinalis
We have found in the saliva of the leech Hirudo medicinalis a low-molecular weight fraction which powerfully inhibits platelet aggregation induced by PAF and thrombin, and by no other aggregating agent (1).
KeywordsPlatelet Aggregation Platelet Rich Plasma Inhibit Platelet Aggregation Leech Therapy Human Platelet Rich Plasma
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