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Fibronectin as an opsonic regulator of monocyte phagocytosis.
  1. A W Simpson,
  2. B J Boughton

    Abstract

    Experiments using human monocytes and the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae have shown that fibronectin is a major plasma opsonin. Further studies have shown that fibronectin promotes the ingestion as well as the adherence of micro-organisms. These observations are independent of the non-physiological concentrations of heparin used in other assay systems.

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