β2-Glycoprotein-I (Apolipoprotein H): Possible Role in Platelet Activation and Coagulation

  • J. Nimpf
  • G. M. Kostner


In 1961 Schultze et al. [1] described a new constituent of human plasma which was called β 2 -mucoid. Three years later Heide et al. found a carbohydrate-rich glycoprotein in human plasma which was called β 2 -glycoprotein because of its electrophoretical mobility [2]. Later, this glycoprotein was found to be identical to the previously described β 2 -mucoid [3].


Sialic Acid Platelet Activation Procoagulant Activity Complete Amino Acid Sequence Triglyceride Metabolism 
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