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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2015
Highly Cited
2015
BACKGROUND High body-mass index (BMI; defined as 25 kg/m(2) or greater) is associated with increased risk of cancer. To inform… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Preterm birth is a leading cause of neonatal morbidity and mortality. Despite a growing body of evidence correlating inflammation… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
A lethal synergism exists between influenza virus and pneumococcus, which likely accounts for excess mortality from secondary… Expand
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Review
2000
Review
2000
Platelet-activating factor (PAF) is a phospholipid with potent, diverse physiological actions, particularly as a mediator of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
A novel and potent azetidinone inhibitor of the lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 (Lp-PLA2), i.e. platelet-activating… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) is a potent inducer of endothelial cell (EC) proliferation and migrationin vitro as… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Apoptosis in vivo is followed almost inevitably by rapid uptake into adjacent phagocytic cells, a critical process in tissue… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND The prolongation of intraatrial and interatrial conduction time and the inhomogeneous propagation of sinus impulses… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
THE Gram-positive bacterium Streptococcus pneumoniae is a major cause of pneumonia, sepsis and meningitis1. Although the invasive… Expand
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
Introduction: Historical Aspects of Alkyl Lipids and Their BiologicallyActive Forms (Ether Lipids,Platelet-Activating Factor… Expand
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