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 Resources