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Platelet Adhesion and Aggregation Under Flow using Microfluidic Flow Cells
 

Platelet Adhesion and Aggregation Under Flow using Microfluidic Flow Cells

Article DOI: 10.3791/1644
October 27th, 2009

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Summary October 27th, 2009

The platelet adhesion cascade takes place in the presence of shear flow, a factor not accounted for in conventional (static) well-plate assays. This article reports on a platelet-aggregation assay utilizing a microfluidic well-plate format to emulate physiological shear flow conditions.

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