Globular adiponectin induces platelet activation through the collagen receptor GPVI-Fc receptor gamma chain complex

R. Riba, C. E. Hughes, Annette Graham, S. P. Watson, K. M. Naseem

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Abstract

The adipocyte-derived cytokine, adiponectin (Ad), exerts potent vascular effects, although the direct effects of Ad on blood platelets are unclear. The influence of globular Ad (gAd) on blood platelet function was investigated in this study.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1012-1020
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis
Volume6
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2008

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Keywords

  • cytokines
  • collagen
  • adiponectin

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