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Circulating antiphospholipid antibodies drive endothelial cell activation in COVID-19 – News-Medical.Net

With the emergence of COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019), researchers have been closely investigating the complex interplay between severe acute respiratory syndrome…

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With the emergence of COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019), researchers have been closely investigating the complex interplay between severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection, the human immune system, and COVID-19 disease severity.
Signaling proteins called cytokines cascade up to dangerous levels, leading to a ‘cytokine storm’ that damages the body’s cells (self). High levels of intravascular neutrophil extracellular traps (NETs) or inflammatory cell remnants amplify…

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