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Correction to: protease-activated receptors (PARs): mechanisms of action and potential therapeutic modulators in PAR-driven inflammatory diseases

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The original article was published in Thrombosis Journal 2019 17:4

Correction to: Thrombosis Journal (2019) 17:4.

http://doi.org/10.1186/s12959-019-0194-8

Following the publication of this article [1], the authors reported an incorrect citation in the following sentence in the “Metalloproteases” sub-section:

“Similarly, MMP-2 cleaves human PAR1 and enhances platelet activation [91], and MMP-3, MMP-8, and MMP-9 were shown to induce platelet activation via PAR1 [92].”

The correct citation for reference 92 in this sentence is: Lee EU, Woo MS, Moon GP, Baek MC, Choi IY, Kim WK, Junn E and Kim HS. α-Synuclein Activates Microglia by Inducing the Expressions of Matrix Metalloproteinases and the Subsequent Activation of Protease-Activated Receptor-1. J Immunol. 2010, ji_0903480.

For further clarification, this sentence should read as follows:

“Similarly, MMP-2 cleaves human PAR1 and enhances platelet activation [91], and MMP-3, MMP-8, and MMP-9 were shown to cleave and activate PAR1 peptide at thrombin cleavage site R41 [92].”

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    Heuberger and Schuepbach. Protease-activated receptors (PARs): mechanisms of action and potential therapeutic modulators in PAR-driven inflammatory diseases. Thrombosis Journal (2019) 17:4 https://doi.org/10.1186/s12959-019-0194-8

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Correspondence to Reto A. Schuepbach.

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Heuberger, D.M., Schuepbach, R.A. Correction to: protease-activated receptors (PARs): mechanisms of action and potential therapeutic modulators in PAR-driven inflammatory diseases. Thrombosis J 17, 22 (2019) doi:10.1186/s12959-019-0212-x

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