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megakaryocyte

Edited by Richard Cammack, Teresa Atwood, Peter Campbell, Howard Parish, Anthony Smith, Frank Vella and John Stirling

in Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Second edition

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780198529170
Published online January 2008 | e-ISBN: 9780191727641
megakaryocyte

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a large (diameter 40–150 μm), polyploid cell that gives rise to the blood platelets by budding of its cytoplasm. It

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Subjects: Biochemistry

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