"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.
Combined protein- and nucleic acid-level effects of rs1143679 (R77H), a lupus-predisposing variant within ITGAM. Hum Mol Genet. 2014 Aug 01; 23(15):4161-76.
Vitronectin: a possible determinant of adenovirus type 19 tropism for human corneal epithelium. Am J Ophthalmol. 2005 Sep; 140(3):363-9.
Certain high molecular weight heparin chains have high affinity for vitronectin. Arch Biochem Biophys. 2001 Jul 15; 391(2):278-85.