ea0034p233 | Obesity, diabetes, metabolism and cardiovascular | SFEBES2014
, Madden Leigh A
, Sathyapalan Thozhukat
, Kilpatrick Eric S
, Atkin Stephen L
Introduction: Microparticles (MPs) are membrane sheds formed during cell activation or apoptosis and are characteristic to the cell of origin. Microparticles are thought to have procoagulant activity and a potential role in the inflammatory process. They have also been identified as potential cardiovascular risk factor markers. Microparticles are found to be elevated in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Annexin-V is a general apoptosis marker that binds to phospha...