von Willebrand factor, human

Known as: Von Willebrand Factor Complex (Human), vWF, Factor VIII-von Willebrand Factor 
von Willebrand factor (2813 aa, ~309 kDa) is encoded by the human VWF gene. This protein is involved in platelet adhesion and blood coagulation.
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1981-2018
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Elevated von Willebrand factor (vWF) concentrations are associated with an increased risk of ischemic… (More)
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2005
2005
Although glucocorticoids are widely used in a number of inflammatory disorders associated with endothelial and platelet… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is associated with high cardiovascular morbidity and mortality and is an independent… (More)
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2002
2002
Background and aim: Von Willebrand factor (vWF) is a protein that mediates adherence of platelets to subendothelium during… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Patients with thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) have a deficiency of von Willebrand factor (vWF)-cleaving protease… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Simple collagen-related peptides (CRPs) containing a repeat Gly-Pro-Hyp sequence are highly potent platelet agonists. Like… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
To elucidate the roles of the ABO blood group, von Willebrand factor (vWF), and clotting factor VIII in the process of deep-vein… (More)
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1991
1991
The intravenous administration of heparin to patients before open heart surgery reduced ristocetin cofactor activity by 58% (P… (More)
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
Different types of platelets in various types of plasma were subjected to levels of shear stress that produce irreversible… (More)
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
A fluid shear stress of 180 dyn/cm2 was applied for 0.5 and 5 min to platelets in citrated plasma or blood in a cone and plate… (More)
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