Published in Blood Weekly, June 5th, 2003
PDGF "is a platelet alpha-granule protein," according to researchers in China who previously "demonstrated the expression of PDGF receptors on platelets and megakaryocytic cells, and that PDGF enhanced the proliferation of megakaryocytic progenitor cells."
In a follow-up study, C.M.Y. Chui and colleagues at the Chinese Univesity of Hong Kong "investigated the effects of PDGF on mRNA and protein expressions of the megakaryocyte-associated transcription factors, c-Fos, GATA-1, NF-E2 and PU.1, in two human megakaryocytic cell lines CHRF-288-11...
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