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- Rodriguez Gutierrez, Guillermo, et al. Show all 10 Authors
- European journal of nutrition 2011 v.50 no.7 pp. 553-562
- Mediterranean diet; adenosine diphosphate; adhesion; anti-inflammatory activity; antibodies; apoptosis; cardiovascular diseases; coagulation; fibrinogen; flow cytometry; fruits; humans; olive oil; olives; platelet aggregation; polyphenols; proteome; receptors; risk
- ... PURPOSE: Platelets play a key role in haemostasis and wound healing, contributing to formation of vascular plugs. They are also involved in formation of atherosclerosic plaques. Some traditional diets, like the Mediterranean diet, are associated with a lower risk of cardiovascular disease. Components in these diets may have anti-platelet functions contributing to their health benefits. METHODS: We ...