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Anaphylatoxic peptide C3a of complement and synthetic hexapeptide C3a 72–77 evoke thromboxane generation by macrophages

  • H. P. Hartung
  • D. Bitter-Suermann
  • U. Hadding
Phagocyte Signal Recognition


Peptide Thromboxane Synthetic Hexapeptide Thromboxane Generation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. P. Hartung
    • 1
  • D. Bitter-Suermann
    • 1
  • U. Hadding
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Medical MicrobiologyJohannes Gutenberg University MainzMainzW. Germany

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