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Permeability Factor and Surface Esterase

  • Brenda Mason
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 70)


Both vascular permeability factor and surface factor (SF), which have been implicated in the activation of the kinin-releasing system in plasma, are activated when plasma is exposed to glass (1, 2). SF is adsorbed by the glass and, as a consequence, permeability-increasing activity is generated in solution (3).


Plasma Dilution Vascular Permeability Factor Surface Factor Phosphate Saline Arginine Methyl Ester 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • Brenda Mason
    • 1
  1. 1.The Lister Institute of Preventive MedicineLondonEngland

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