Letter | Published:

Arylsulphatases of Human Blood Platelets

Naturevolume 214pages187188 (1967) | Download Citation



THE presence of arylsulphatases in thrombocytes is still doubtful1. They are not thought to occur in human blood platelets2, although histochemical investigation of blood elements does not rule out their existence3. On the other hand, Mizuno et al. have proved, with an adapted histochemical method, the presence of the enzyme in calf thrombocyte concentrate4.

Access optionsAccess options

Rent or Buy article

Get time limited or full article access on ReadCube.


All prices are NET prices.


  1. 1

    Maupin, B., and Saint-Blancard, J., Nouv. Rev. Franç. Hématol., 6, 255 (1966).

  2. 2

    Alexander, B., in Blood Cells and Plasma Proteins (edit. by Tullis, J. L.) (Academic Press, New York, 1953).

  3. 3

    Austin, J. H., and Bischel, M., Blood, 17, 216 (1961).

  4. 4

    Mizuno, N. S., Sautter, J. H., and Schultze, M. O., Proc. Soc. Exp. Biol. and Med., 98, 42 (1958).

  5. 5

    Dodgson, K. S., Spencer, B., and Wynn, C. H., Biochem. J., 62, 500 (1956).

  6. 6

    Dodgson, K. S., and Spencer, B., Biochem. J., 65, 668 (1957).

  7. 7

    Hewitt, J., Wegmann, R., and Guigon, M., Ann. Histochim., 6, 131 (1961).

Download references

Author information


  1. Second and First Medical Clinic of the Palacký University, Olomouc, Czechoslovakia

    • J. POLÁŠEK
    •  & B. ROTREKL


  1. Search for J. POLÁŠEK in:

  2. Search for B. ROTREKL in:

About this article

Publication history

Issue Date




By submitting a comment you agree to abide by our Terms and Community Guidelines. If you find something abusive or that does not comply with our terms or guidelines please flag it as inappropriate.