AD progression associated with elevated coated platelet level


Coated platelets are a subset of platelets produced by activation with both collagen and thrombin and which retain intact amyloid precursor protein on their surface (Prodan et al. Platelets 2006; 17: 56-60). It has been suggested that coated platelets may play a role in the alteration in amyloid precursor protein metabolism in Alzheimer’s disease.

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