Published in Blood Weekly, October 4th, 2001
"Thrombospondin (TSP), which is secreted from a-granules of activated platelets, binds to its surface receptor (CD36) in the presence of Ca2+," explained Prof. Cezary Watala and colleagues at the Medical University of Lodz.
Drugs that inhibit or promote calcium transport affect diabetics differently than other patients due to their abnormal calcium ion activity, Watala and coauthors found.
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