Verónica A. Palma Alvarado
University of Chile
ImmunologyPlatelet-rich fibrinBasic fibroblast growth factorPlatelet-poor plasmaPlatelet-rich plasmaWound healingAngiogenesisPlatelet degranulationBiologyPlateletCell biology
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Platelet degranulation allows the release of a large amount of soluble mediators, is an essential step for wound healing initiation, and stimulates clotting and angiogenesis. The latter process is one of the most critical biological events observed during tissue repair, increasing the growth of blood vessels in the maturing wound. Angiogenesis requires the action of a variety of growth factors that act in an appropriate physiological ratio to assure functional blood vessel restoration. Platelets...
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