factor X

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Noun1.factor X - coagulation factor that is converted to an enzyme that converts prothrombin to thrombin in a reaction that depends on calcium ions and other coagulation factors
clotting factor, coagulation factor - any of the factors in the blood whose actions are essential for blood coagulation
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A specific antidote for reversal of anticoagulation by direct and indirect inhibitors of coagulation factor Xa.
So if the red head biologist Dr Elisabeth Perzborn catches your fancy, the information is yours to read, that she: "succeeded in finding an inhibitor of the blood coagulation Factor Xa and was awarded the German Future Prize in recognition of this achievement".
Inhibition of coagulation factor Xa activity inhibits fibrin formation but does not reduce mortality in this model system.