Placenta-derived microparticles

Anat Aharon, Benjamin Brenner

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Abstract

Microparticles (MPs), sub-micron membrane vesicles, participate in the placental and maternal crosstalk in normal pregnancies as well as in gestational vascular complications (GVC). The article will review the effects of MPs on placental physiological processes, including hemostasis, trophoblast migration, invasion, placental vasculature and their involvement in pathologic states such as thrombosis, inflammation and endothelial dysfunction, resulting in GVC.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)S22-S24
JournalThrombosis Research
Volume131
Issue numberSUPPL.1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 2013
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Gestational vascular complications
  • Microparticles
  • Placenta
  • Trophoblasts

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