factor V

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Noun1.factor V - a coagulation factorfactor V - a coagulation factor      
clotting factor, coagulation factor - any of the factors in the blood whose actions are essential for blood coagulation
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(5,7,8) Activated protein C is an intrinsic plasma anticoagulant that cleaves factor Va at several conserved arginine residues.
(9,10) The most common point mutation leading to APC resistance among Caucasians is at the R506Q site of Factor Va (FVa), known as the Factor V Leiden mutation.
rhAPC also inhibits factor VIIIa and factor Va, resulting in a reduction in thrombin levels (3).