Acetyl glyceryl ether phosphorylcholine (AGEPC). A putative mediator of cardiac anaphylaxis in the guinea pig.


Platelet-activating factor is a novel phospholipid that has been implicated as an important mediator of acute allergic reactions. The intravenous administration of acetyl glyceryl ether phosphorylcholine, a pure, synthetic platelet-activating factor, causes electrocardiographic changes in the rabbit similar to those which are characteristic manifestations… (More)

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