Platelet Activating Factor
"Platelet Activating Factor" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A phospholipid derivative formed by PLATELETS; BASOPHILS; NEUTROPHILS; MONOCYTES; and MACROPHAGES. It is a potent platelet aggregating agent and inducer of systemic anaphylactic symptoms, including HYPOTENSION; THROMBOCYTOPENIA; NEUTROPENIA; and BRONCHOCONSTRICTION.
|Platelet Activating Factor
- Platelet Activating Factor
- Factor, Platelet Activating
- Platelet Aggregation Enhancing Factor
- Platelet-Activating Substance
- Platelet Activating Substance
- Thrombocyte Aggregating Activity
- Phosphorylcholine, Acetyl Glyceryl Ether
- Platelet Aggregating Factor
- Aggregating Factor, Platelet
- Acetyl Glyceryl Ether Phosphorylcholine
- PAF Acether
- 1 Alkyl 2 acetyl sn glycerophosphocholine
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