Basil O Ibe

Summary

Affiliation: Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

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    Ibe B, Portugal A, Usha Raj J. Metabolism of platelet activating factor by intrapulmonary vascular smooth muscle cells. Effect of oxygen on phospholipase A2 protein expression and activities of acetyl-CoA acetyltransferase and cholinephosphotransferase. Mol Genet Metab. 2002;77:237-48 pubmed
    ..We speculate that in vivo, a high PAF level in veins will make more PAF available for binding to its receptors so as to sustain the desired high venous tone in the fetal pulmonary circulation. ..