"Vitronectin" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A blood plasma glycoprotein that mediates cell adhesion and interacts with proteins of the complement, coagulation, and fibrinolytic cascade. (From Segen, Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992)
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Vitronectin" by people in Profiles.
Bartra SS, Ding Y, Miya Fujimoto L, Ring JG, Jain V, Ram S, Marassi FM, Plano GV. Yersinia pestis uses the Ail outer membrane protein to recruit vitronectin. Microbiology (Reading). 2015 Nov; 161(11):2174-2183.
Lewis LA, Ram S. Meningococcal disease and the complement system. Virulence. 2014 Jan 01; 5(1):98-126.
Attia AS, Ram S, Rice PA, Hansen EJ. Binding of vitronectin by the Moraxella catarrhalis UspA2 protein interferes with late stages of the complement cascade. Infect Immun. 2006 Mar; 74(3):1597-611.
Reheman A, Gross P, Yang H, Chen P, Allen D, Leytin V, Freedman J, Ni H. Vitronectin stabilizes thrombi and vessel occlusion but plays a dual role in platelet aggregation. J Thromb Haemost. 2005 May; 3(5):875-83.
Darling JM, Goldring SR, Harada Y, Handel ML, Glowacki J, Gravallese EM. Multinucleated cells in pigmented villonodular synovitis and giant cell tumor of tendon sheath express features of osteoclasts. Am J Pathol. 1997 Apr; 150(4):1383-93.