Platelet factor 4 (PF4) is as a platelet-specific protein secreted when platelet is activated and belongs to the CX-C chemokine family.
What does PT4 stand for?
PT4 stands for Platelet Factor 4
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The platelet factor 4 assays, ELISA based, are also very sensitive and somewhat specific assays, but again technological and expense restraints may make these not profitable or standardized (i.
For example, a small study found significantly elevated levels of platelet factor 4 among 12 depressed patients after a myocardial infarction, compared with 12 matched, nondepressed participants (Psychiatry Res.
Yet when the serum samples were tested for reactivity with antibodies, 100% of the samples reacted to platelet factor 4 bound to unfractionated heparin and to enoxaparin, but none reacted to platelet factor 4 bound to fondaparinux, suggesting "that immune thrombocytopenia would be unlikely to occur with fondaparinux," Dr.
These cytokines include platelet-derived growth factor, transforming growth factor B1, platelet-derived epidermal growth factor, platelet-derived angiogenesis factor platelet factor 4, and platelet-activating factor.
The researchers insert into the virus the gene for platelet factor 4 (PF4), a substance that stops the growth of blood vessels.