Differential regulation of tissue factor and plasminogen activator inhibitor by human mononuclear cells.

Abstract

Fibrin is a hallmark of immune-mediated tissue lesions. The presence of fibrin in such lesions implies both the formation of fibrin via coagulation and the accompanying restriction of fibrinolysis, allowing fibrin to persist. Previous work has shown that human monocytes exposed to an inflammatory stimulus such as lipopolysaccharide (LPS) produce both tissue… (More)

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