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Amplification of bacteria-induced platelet activation is triggered by FcγRIIA, integrin αiIbβ3, and platelet factor 4 (2014)
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Arman, M., Krauel, K., Tilley, D. O., Weber, C., Cox, D., Greinacher, A., …Watson, S. P. (2014). Amplification of bacteria-induced platelet activation is triggered by FcγRIIA, integrin αiIbβ3, and platelet factor 4. Blood, 123(20), 3166-3174. https://doi.org/10.1182/blood-2013-11-540526

Bacterial adhesion to platelets is mediated via a range of strain-specific bacterial surface proteins that bind to a variety of platelet receptors. It is unclear how these interactions lead to platelet activation. We demonstrate a critical role for t... Read More about Amplification of bacteria-induced platelet activation is triggered by FcγRIIA, integrin αiIbβ3, and platelet factor 4.