factor IX

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factor IX

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A protein substance in blood plasma that is essential for the clotting of blood. A deficiency of this factor is the cause of Christmas disease.
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Noun1.factor IX - coagulation factor whose absence is associated with hemophilia B
clotting factor, coagulation factor - any of the factors in the blood whose actions are essential for blood coagulation
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Factor product brand names by type Plasma-free Recombinant factor Refacto, Helixate FS, Kogenate FS, VIII Advate Recombinant Factor VIII Recombinate (PRODUCTS NO LONGER MANUFACTURED: BIOCLATE, HELIXATE, KOGENATE) Plasma-derived Factor VIII Hemofil M, Monarch M, Monoclate P, Alphanate, Humate P, Koate DVI Plasma-Derived von Willebrand- Humate P (may also use Koate DVI containing Factor VIII or Alphanate which contain von Willebrand Factor but are assayed in factor VIII units) Recombinant Factor IX Benefix Plasma-Derived Factor IX Alphanine, Mononine Desmopressin DDAVP, Stimate
Current Plasma R&D Projects Research and Development Programs ZLB and CSL Aventis Behring Immunology Liquid Intravenous IgG Subcutaneous IgG Anti D Immunoglobulin Hyperimmune IgGs Rhophylac MonoRho (Recombinant for HDN) Haemophilia Biostate (vWf) Humate/Haemate P (vWf) Clinical Phase New formulation and VI step Mononine (haemophilia B) New reconstitution system and size Haemostasis/ Haemostatic Dressing Liquid Fibrin Sealant Wound healing/ Clinical Phase - Critical Care major arterial bleeding Partner: American Red Cross Reconstituted HDL Preclinical phase - stroke Key Historical Financials (3) Jan - Sep (US$ Million) CY2002 2003 Revenue 1,003 789 R&D Spend 79 49 % of Sales 7.
Hoots' study of 28 surgery and trauma patients, continuous infusion of Mononine to control bleeding during and after surgery may allow the dosage in these patients to be reduced considerably.