Subscriber Login

  • This account has no valid subscription for this site.

Forgotten your password?

Contents

Primary Hemostasis 

Chapter:
Nomenclature
Author(s):

Harriet S. Meyer

Primary Hemostasis

Note the typography of the following terms, which are found in descriptions of platelet hemostasis (use parenthetical abbreviated terms in accordance with 14.11, Abbreviations, Clinical, Technical, and Other Common Terms):

Term

Abbreviation

6-keto prostaglandin F

6-keto PGF

α-granules

arachidonic acid

AA

ATP P2X1 receptor

P2X1

β-thromboglobulin

βTG or BTG

calcium calmodulin complex

Ca-CaM or Ca-CM

cyclooxygenase

CO or COX

diacylglycerol

DAG

G proteins (proteins that hydrolyze guanosine triphosphate; expansion not necessary)

glycoprotein Ia/IIa complex

GpIa-IIa

glycoprotein Ib/IX complex

GpIb-IX

glycoprotein Ib/IX/V complex

GpIb-IX-V

glycoprotein IIb/IIIa complex

GpIIb-IIIa

glycoprotein IV (CD36; see also 15.8.7, Immunology, Lymphocytes)

GpIV

glycoprotein VI

GpVI

inositol triphosphate

IP3

myosin light chain

MLC

myosin light chain kinase

MLCK

myosin light chain, phosphorylated

MLC-PO4

phosphatidylinositol 4,5-biphosphate

PIP2

phosphodiesterase 3A

PDE3A

phospholipase A2

PLA2

phospholipase C

PLC

platelet activating factor

PAF

platelet-derived growth factor

PDGF

platelet factor 3

PF3

platelet factor 4

PF4

platelet ADP P2T adenylate cyclase receptor

P2TAC

platelet ADP P2X1 receptor

P2X1

platelet ADP P2Y1 receptor

P2Y1

prostacyclin, prostaglandin I2

PGI2

prostaglandin D2

PGD2

6-keto prostaglandin F

6-keto PGF

prostaglandin G2

PGG2

prostaglandin H2

PGH2

protein p47

p47

protein p47, phosphorylated

p47-PO4

protein kinase C

PKC

thromboxane A2

TXA2

thromboxane B2

TXB2

β-thromboglobulin

βTG or BTG

von Willebrand factor (see also below)

vWF

See also 15.1.2, Blood Groups, Platelet Antigens, and Granulocyte Antigens, Platelet-Specific Antigens.

Previous | Next