Platelet MPs obscure some EPC definitions

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The cell surface phenotype used to define an EPC, in one commonly used in vitro assay, may arise from an uptake of contaminating platelet MPs by cultured mononuclear cells, resulting in a gross misinterpretation of the assay results.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)495-496
Number of pages2
Issue number3
StatePublished - Nov 20 2009

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Immunology
  • Hematology
  • Cell Biology

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