Microparticles

Circulating microparticles are derived from a variety of cell types including leukocytes, platelets, megakaryocytes, red blood cells, endothelial cells, and tumors. Microparticles (MP) carry cell-specific markers and functional properties of their parent cell.

Aleman, MM et al (2011), Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis, 9: 2251–2261.

Circulating microparticles are derived from a variety of cell types including leukocytes, platelets, megakaryocytes, red blood cells, endothelial cells, and tumors. Microparticles (MP) carry cell-specific markers and functional properties of their parent cell.