Platelet Membrane Glycoprotein

Platelet Membrane Glycoprotein

Platelet membrane glycoproteins are surface glycoproteins found on platelets (thrombocytes) which play a key role in hemostasis. When the blood vessel wall is damaged, platelet membrane glycoproteins interact with the extracellular matrix.

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... This is a heterodimer.Its α5 subunit is 36% identical to the GPIIb subunit ... This complex is located mainly on endothelial cells but also on smooth muscle cells, macrophages and platelets ...