Factor VIII-associated antigen in human lymphatic endothelium

R. B. Nagle, M. H. Witte, A. P. Martinez, M. J. Hendrix, D. Way, K. Reed

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Lymphatic vascular endothelium both on tissue section and in culture exhibits positivity for Factor VIII-associated antigen although staining is generally less intense and more spotty than in comparable blood vascular endothelium. Lymphatic endothelium also exhibits Weibel-Palade bodies. Neither marker, therefore, reliably distinguishes blood vascular endothelium from lymphatic endothelium.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)20-24
Number of pages5
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jul 16 1987

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology and Allergy
  • Hematology

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    Nagle, R. B., Witte, M. H., Martinez, A. P., Hendrix, M. J., Way, D., & Reed, K. (1987). Factor VIII-associated antigen in human lymphatic endothelium. Lymphology, 20(1), 20-24.