MH Fukami, L Salganicoff - Thrombosis and haemostasis, 1977 -
Platelets contain numerous electron-dense subcellular organelles which have been referred
to in the literature by various names such as α-granules, electron-dense and very
electrondense granules, lysosomes, dense bodies, etc. Most of the organelles are secretory
granules, since induction of secretion by appropriate stimuli causes degranulation of
platelets and the appearance of the granule contents in the extracellular medium. Among
the substances that are known to be stored and secreted by platelets are: serotonin, ATP …