Hageman factor

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Noun1.Hageman factor - coagulation factor whose deficiency results in prolongation of clotting time of venous blood
clotting factor, coagulation factor - any of the factors in the blood whose actions are essential for blood coagulation
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Bromelian, a thiolprotease from pineapple stem, depletes high molecular weight kininogen by activation of Hageman factor (Factor XIII).
That is the fact that this peptide [OFXG.sub.3] term surveys do not inhibit the activity of Hageman factor. However, the coagulation effect of platelets was dramatically reduced, as kaolin cephalin clotting time lengthened from 39,3 [+ or -] 1,2s to 51,8 [+ or -] 0,3s (P<0.001).
(1.) Hageman factor is also known as factor XII, which is a contact