Functional proteomic analysis of Ankaferd (R) Blood Stopper

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Demiralp D. O., HAZNEDAROĞLU İ. C., Akar N.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF HEMATOLOGY, vol.27, no.2, pp.70-77, 2010 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 27 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/tjh.2010.03
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.70-77
  • Keywords: Ankaferd, proteomics, hemostasis, bleeding, MEDICINAL-PLANT EXTRACT, HEMOSTATIC ACTIONS, BLEEDING MODEL, EFFICACY, AGENT
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: No


Objective: Ankaferd (R) Blood Stopper (ABS) comprises a standardized mixture of the plants Thymus vulgaris, Glycyrrhiza glabra, Vitis vinifera, Alpinia officinarum, and Urtica dioica. The basic mechanism of action for ABS is the formation of an encapsulated protein network that provides focal points for vital erythrocyte aggregation. ABS induced protein network formation with blood cells, particularly erythrocytes, covers the primary and secondary hemostatic system without disturbing individual coagulation factors.