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WPBWest Palm Beach (Florida)
WPBWorkforce Performance Builder (Systems, Applications & Products in Data Processing)
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WPBWorking Party on Billfish (Indian Ocean Tuna Commission)
WPBWeibel-Palade Bodies
WPBWaste Paper Basket
WPBWaste Paper Bin
WPBPatrol Craft, Large (USCGC)
WPBWide-Pulse Blanking
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Many studies emphasize that LEC are negative for CD34 and vWF; however, in some tissues, for example, in an inflamed dental pulp, LEC possess vWF particles that are concentrated in Weibel-Palade bodies [26,27].
E-selectin is located exclusively in the Weibel-Palade bodies of endothelial cells, and P-selectin is stored in both the alpha-granules of platelets and the Weibel-Palade bodies of endothelial cells.
Fast secretion is carried out by releasing from special organelles--little Weibel-Palade bodies. The trigger's of such secretion are hemostatic coagulating (thrombin, plasmin, fibrin) and inflammation factors (histamine, complement's components C5a and C5b-9, leukotriene, superoxide anion, endotoxin, IL-1,4 and other).