Skip to Content
Medical Term:

platelet glycoprotein IIb/IIIa


an integrin, member of a large family of transmembrane proteins composed of alpha and beta submits that promote cellular adhesion and mediate cell-to-cell binding and cell-to-extracellular matrix binding.

© Copyright 2017 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review Date: Sep 19, 2016.