Platelet Activating Factor

Known as: platelet activating factor (PAF), 1 Alkyl 2 acetyl sn glycerophosphocholine, Thrombocyte Aggregating Activity 
A phospholipid derivative formed by PLATELETS; BASOPHILS; NEUTROPHILS; MONOCYTES; and MACROPHAGES. It is a potent platelet aggregating agent and… (More)
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2003
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2003
Preterm birth is a leading cause of neonatal morbidity and mortality. Despite a growing body of evidence correlating inflammation… (More)
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2002
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2002
In the lungs of cystic fibrosis patients, overproduction of mucus leads to morbidity and mortality by obstructing airflow and… (More)
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1998
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1998
Apoptosis in vivo is followed almost inevitably by rapid uptake into adjacent phagocytic cells, a critical process in tissue… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
Platelet-activating factor (PAF) is a potent phospholipid mediator with diverse biological activities in addition to its well… (More)
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1997
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1997
Forming the structure of the human brain involves extensive neuronal migration, a process dependent on cytoskeletal rearrangement… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
Stimulation of human neutrophils with chemoattractants FMLP or platelet activating factor (PAF) results in different but… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
PLATELET-ACTIVATING factor (PAF) is a potent pro-inflammatory phospholipid that activates cells involved in inflammation1,2. The… (More)
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
THE Gram-positive bacterium Streptococcus pneumoniae is a major cause of pneumonia, sepsis and meningitis1. Although the invasive… (More)
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1991
Highly Cited
1991
PLATELET-activating factor (PAF), a unique phospholipid mediator, possesses potent proinflammatory, smooth-muscle contractile and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
Platelet-activating factor (PAF) is a bioactive phospholipid (1-O-alkyl-2-acetyl-sn-glycero-3-phosphocholine) synthesized by a… (More)
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