The effect of melatonin in the treatment of thrombocytopenia
Dr Yang, Mo (Principal investigator)
Thrombocytopenia, Melatonin, thrombopoiesis, megakaryocytes, haematopoietic stem cells
Queen Mary Hospital Charitable Trust - Training and Research Assistance Scheme
To investigate the mitogenic effect of MLT on in-vitro megakaryocytopoiesis and proplatelet formation; to analyze the effect of MLT on thrombopoiesis in a thrombocytopenic model; to analyze the role of G-protein receptors on megakaryocytopoiesis and proplatelet formation in a G i2-deficient mice.