Secreted modular calcium binding protein 1 binds/activates thrombin to account for platelet hyper-reactivity in diabetes

Secreted modular calcium binding protein 1 binds/activates thrombin to account for platelet hyper-reactivity in diabetes

Secreted modular calcium binding protein 1 (SMOC1) is an osteonectin/SPARC associated matricellular protein, whose expression is regulated by miR-223. Provided that platelets are wealthy in miR-223, this research investigated the expression of SMOC1 and its contribution to platelet operate. Each human and murine platelets expressed SMOC1, whereas platelets from SMOC1+/- mice offered no detectable mature SMOC1 […]