The effect of colloidal gold on blood coagulation

S. Sipka, E. Padar, T. Szilagyi

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Abstract

Coagulation tests were carried out in rabbits after the intravenous administration of 2 mg/kg colloidal gold. Among the clotting factors, platelet Factor 3 and Factor XIII were found to be inhibited by the gold preparation. Gold at 2 mg/ml concentration induced an overall antithrombotic state in spite of an increased tendency to platelet aggregation. These experiments suggest a new possibility for the inhibition of Factor XIII and platelet Factor 3.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)361-363
Number of pages3
JournalHaematologia
Volume10
Issue number3-4
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 1976

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  • Hematology

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    Sipka, S., Padar, E., & Szilagyi, T. (1976). The effect of colloidal gold on blood coagulation. Haematologia, 10(3-4), 361-363.