Platelet Glycoprotein GPIb-IX Complex
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Platelet membrane glycoprotein complex essential for normal platelet adhesion and clot formation at sites of vascular injury. It is composed of three polypeptides, GPIb alpha, GPIb beta, and GPIX. Glycoprotein Ib functions as a receptor for von Willebrand factor and for thrombin. Congenital deficiency of the GPIb-IX complex results in Bernard-Soulier syndrome. The platelet glycoprotein GPV associates with GPIb-IX and is also absent in Bernard-Soulier syndrome.
- CD42d Antigen
- Antigen, CD42d
- CD42d Antigens
- Antigens, CD42d
- CD42b Antigens
- Glycoprotein Ib alpha
- CD42b Antigen
- Antigen, CD42b
- Antigens, CD42b
- CD42c Antigens
- Glycoprotein Ib beta
- CD42c Antigen
- Antigen, CD42c
- Antigens, CD42c
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