Garlic effect on Platelets
rxw13 at cwru.edu
Fri Feb 10 09:03:25 EST 1995
In article <3h4pcv$plm at nuscc.nus.sg> law30113 at leonis.nus.sg (NICHOLAS PHILIP LAZARUS) writes:
>I am a student and I am currently researching the effect of garlic on
>platelet formation and interactions. I would like to know where I can
>obtain research information regarding this topic on the internet. Have
>any other institutions done this research or is there a conference where
>someone knowledgeable on this topic can help me ? I need to aqquire this
>information via internet as there is no other feasible way.
>I am currently preparing for the research undertaking on a small scale in
>Singapore medical labs and am hoping to form a background view of what
>I'm getting into.
>Thanks, Any help greatly appreciated.
Allicins, sulfhydryl containing compounds found in garlic oil have
cyclooxygenase inhibitory actions, thus they have the same anti[latelet effect
as aspirin. One author who's name I recall is JM Bailey - a post doc of his
did some woek on the subject about 3-4 years ago.
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