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Marie-Claire Boffa


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French immunologist.

Biography of Marie-Claire Boffa

Marie-Claire Boffa is affiliated with Service de Médecine Interne, Hôpital de la Pitié, Paris, and Hopital Saint-Louis, Paris.

We thank Andre Trombeta for information submitted.


  • M. C. Boffa:
    Modification du complément sérique par le venin de Naja nigricollis.
    A.H.F. 1976, 2.
  • M. Berard, R. Chantome, A. Marcelli, M-C. Boffa:
    Antiphosphatidylethanolamine Antibodies as the Only aPL Detected by ELISA. I. Association with Thrombosis and Vascular Cutaneous Diseases.
    The Journal of Rheumatology, Toronto, Volume 23, August 1996: page 1369.
  • Patricia Senet, Nicole Peyri, Madeleine Berard, Louis Dubertret, M.-C. Boffa:
    Thrombomodulin, a functional surface protein on human keratinocytes, is regulated by retinoic acid.
    Archives of Dermatological Research, Heidelberg, February 1997, 289, 3: 151-157.
  • S. Praprotnik, M. Blank, Y. Levy, S. Tavor, M. C. Boffa, B. Weksler, A. Eldor, Y. Shoenfeld:
    Anti-PF4/heparin antibodies from patients with heparin induced thrombocytopenia and anti-endothelial cell antibodies from patients with thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura cause direct activation of microvascular endothelial cells.
    In: K. Conrad, R.-L. Humbel, M. Meurer, Y. Shoenfeld, E. M. Tan, editors: Autoantigens and Autoantibodies: Diagnostic Tools and Clues to Understanding Autoimmunity.
    Lengerich, Past Science Publishers, 2000.
  • Sonja Praprotnik, Miri Blank, Yair Levy, Sigal Tavor, Marie-Claire Boffa, Babette Weksler, Amiram Eldor and Yehuda Shoenfeld:
    Anti-endothelial cell antibodies from patients with thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura specifically activate small vessel endothelial cells.
    International Immunology, Oxford, February 2001, 13 (2): 203-210.

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