The thrombin receptor system acts as a highly potent growth factor system in human glioblastomas

S. Kuhn, L. Handel, H. Kosmehl, E. Haciyakupoglu, U.K. Hanisch & R. Kalff
Objective: Thromboembolism has a high incidence in glioma patients. We believe this to be an outward sign of an aggressive glioma caused by the action of the thrombin-receptor-system. This study shows that coagulation factors and their receptors are expressed in human glioblastomas, and that there is[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]