Membrane-bound plasma platelet activating factor acetylhydrolase acts on substrate in the aqueous phase.
What does PAFAH stand for?
PAFAH stands for Platelet Activating Factor Acetylhydrolase
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Samples in periodicals archive:
994][right arrow]T missense mutation in exon 9 of the plasma platelet activating factor acetylhydrolase gene as an independent risk factor for coronary artery disease in Japanese men.
DENVER -- DENVER, March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Patients with a deficiency in the enzyme platelet activating factor acetylhydrolase (PAF-AH) face a greater risk of fatal anaphylaxis, according to a study presented today at the 60th Anniversary Meeting of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI).
The enzyme, called platelet activating factor acetylhydrolase (PAF-AH), is capable of degrading a proinflammatory mediator called PAF.