Thrombin receptors

Thrombin is a serine-protease, which is involved in blood coagulation; besides, thrombin triggers various responses in both peripheral tissues and neural cells. The thrombin receptors, which belong to a protease-activated receptor family, have been identified in microglial cells, where they triggered InsP3-induced Ca2+ release and inhibited store-operated Ca2+ entry. Similar receptors are present in astrocytes, where they may be implicated in initiation of reactive gliosis.

How To Reduce Acne Scarring

How To Reduce Acne Scarring

Acne is a name that is famous in its own right, but for all of the wrong reasons. Most teenagers know, and dread, the very word, as it so prevalently wrecks havoc on their faces throughout their adolescent years.

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