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Blood. 2009 Jul 23;114(4):752-3. doi: 10.1182/blood-2009-05-220657.

Efferocytosis: another function of uPAR.

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Foundation FIRC Institute of Molecular Oncology, Italy.

Abstract

uPAR, the receptor for urokinase plasminogen activator, is a regulator of the uptake by macrophages of apoptotic neutrophils (efferocytosis). Its role and mechanism appear to be complex and possibly controversial.

PMID:
19628714
DOI:
10.1182/blood-2009-05-220657
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