- The effects of flavanol-rich cocoa and aspirin on ex vivo platelet functionDebra A Pearson
Department of Human Biology, University of Wisconsin Green Bay, ES 301, 2420 Nicolet Drive, Green Bay, WI 54311, USA
Thromb Res 106:191-7. 2002..We investigated the effect of a flavanol-rich cocoa beverage (897 mg/ml) in combination with and in comparison to aspirin on platelet function and activation in healthy subjects...
- Bone health and osteoporosis: the role of vitamin K and potential antagonism by anticoagulantsDebra A Pearson
University of Wisconsin Green Bay, Department of Human Biology, Nutritional Sciences, 2420 Nicolet Drive, Green Bay, WI 54311, USA
Nutr Clin Pract 22:517-44. 2007..Likewise, this gamma-carboxylation also occurs in the liver for several coagulation proteins. This mechanism is interrupted by coumarin-based anticoagulants in both the liver and bone...
- Flavanols and platelet reactivityDebra A Pearson
Department of Human Biology ES 301, University of Wisconsin Green Bay, Green Bay, WI 54311, USA
Clin Dev Immunol 12:1-9. 2005..These data, coupled with information from other studies, support the concept that flavanols present in cocoa and chocolate can modulate platelet function through a multitude of pathways...