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Plasma fibronectin

plasma fibronectin

A circulating a2-glycoprotein that functions as an opsonin, mediating reticuloendothelial and macrophage clearance of fibrin microaggregates, collagen debris, and bacterial particulates, protecting microvascular perfusion and lymphatic drainage.


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The Fiber Disease

... is most cryptic. I believe that the glycoprotein you refer to is Fibronectin, which mediates a variety of cell to cell interactions and it's found in plasma. Man-made? It's so not nice to fool with Mother Nature. But why more females afflicted? ...

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Thu Nov 17, 2005 8:57 pm
 
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