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The functions of microparticles in preeclampsia

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Circulating blood cells, trophoblast cells and endothelial cells release microparticles (MP) into the maternal blood by membrane shedding. This process occurs upon activation or apoptosis of these cells. Evidence is accumulating that MP play a role in the development of thrombotic diseases. In recent years, the importance of changes in circulating MP numbers and in composition in preeclampsia has been recognized and research is now directed to discover the functional consequences of these cha...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Role:
Author
Journal:
Pregnancy Hypertension
Volume:
1
Issue:
1
Pages:
59-65
Publication date:
2011-01-05
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ISSN:
2210-7789
URN:
uuid:c856c4a5-4613-4759-8302-a7d9213fb980
Source identifiers:
248372
Local pid:
pubs:248372
Language:
English
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