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Platelet Activating Factor MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Platelet Activating Factor
Tree Number(s)
D02.033.100.291.211.500
D02.092.063.291.211.500
D02.092.877.883.333.710
D02.675.276.232.710
D10.570.755.375.760.400.985.910
D23.119.865
D23.469.050.600
Unique ID
D010972
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010972
Scope Note
A phospholipid derivative formed by PLATELETS; BASOPHILS; NEUTROPHILS; MONOCYTES; and MACROPHAGES. It is a potent platelet aggregating agent and inducer of systemic anaphylactic symptoms, including HYPOTENSION; THROMBOCYTOPENIA; NEUTROPENIA; and BRONCHOCONSTRICTION.
Entry Term(s)
1-Alkyl-2-acetyl-sn-glycerophosphocholine
AGEPC
Acetyl Glyceryl Ether Phosphorylcholine
PAF-Acether
Phosphorylcholine, Acetyl Glyceryl Ether
Platelet Aggregating Factor
Platelet Aggregation Enhancing Factor
Platelet-Activating Substance
Thrombocyte Aggregating Activity
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Lysophosphatidylcholines (1966-1980)
Public MeSH Note
1983; PLATELET AGGREGATING FACTOR was indexed under PLATLET ACTIVATING FACTOR 2002-2005 & BLOOD COAGULATION FACTORS 1979-2001
History Note
1983(1979)
Date Established
1983/01/01
Date of Entry
1982/05/11
Revision Date
2005/06/30
Platelet Activating Factor Preferred
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