Platelets and the innate immune system: Mechanisms of bacterial-induced platelet activation.

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Cox, Dermot; Kerrigan, Steven W; Watson, Steve;
(2011)
  • Publisher: e-publications@RCSI
  • Subject: Platelets | Immune System | Bacteria | Life Sciences

It has become clear that platelets are not simply cell fragments that can plug the leak in a damaged blood vessel, they are in fact key components in the innate immune system which is supported by the presence of Toll-like receptors (TLRs) on platelets. As the first res... View more
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