Agglucetin, a tetrameric C-type lectin-like venom protein, regulates endothelial cell survival and promotes angiogenesis by activating integrin alphavbeta3 signaling.

  • Wen-Jeng Wang
  • Published 2008 in
    Biochemical and biophysical research…

Abstract

Agglucetin, a platelet glycoprotein (GP)Ib binding protein from Formosan Agkistrodon acutus (A. acutus) venom, could sustain human umbilical vein endothelial cell (HUVEC) proliferation and HUVEC adhering to immobilized agglucetin showed extensive spreading, which was strongly abrogated by integrin antagonists 7E3 and triflavin. Flow cytometric analyses… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.bbrc.2008.02.091

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