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Rapid activation of endothelial cells enables P. falciparum adhesion to platelet decorated von Willebrand factor strings

November 13, 2009 - 09:09 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
Author(s): 
Daniel J. Bridges, James Bunn, Jan A. van Mourik, Georges Grau, Roger J.S. Preston, Malcolm Molyneux, Valery Combes, James S. O'Donnell, Bas de Laat and Alister Craig
Reference: 
Blood, November 6, 2009; DOI 10.1182/blood-2009-07-235150

We propose that this new mechanism contributes to sequestration both independently of and in concert with current adhesion mechanisms.

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