Platelet-activating factor

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Our ability to chemically characterize and synthesize this autacoid of allergy and inflammation has given us a unique opportunity to study these important molecules in a highly disciplined fashion. It has also opened the door to a vista of research approaches to define PAF's normal physiologic role as well as its actions as an immunopathologic mediator. Recent work is described.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)67-76
Number of pages10
JournalHospital Practice
Issue number11
StatePublished - 1983

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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