clotting factor


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clotting factor

n
(Biochemistry) any one of a group of substances, including factor VIII, the presence of which in the blood is essential for blood clotting to occur. Also called: coagulation factor
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Noun1.clotting factor - any of the factors in the blood whose actions are essential for blood coagulation
plasma protein - any of the proteins in blood plasma
factor I, fibrinogen - a protein present in blood plasma; converts to fibrin when blood clots
factor II, prothrombin - a protein in blood plasma that is the inactive precursor of thrombin
factor III, thrombokinase, thromboplastin - an enzyme liberated from blood platelets that converts prothrombin into thrombin as blood starts to clot
calcium ion, factor IV - ion of calcium; a factor in the clotting of blood
cothromboplastin, factor VII, proconvertin, stable factor - a coagulation factor formed in the kidney under the influence of vitamin K
antihaemophilic factor, antihaemophilic globulin, antihemophilic factor, antihemophilic globulin, factor VIII, Hemofil - a coagulation factor (trade name Hemofil) whose absence is associated with hemophilia A
Christmas factor, factor IX - coagulation factor whose absence is associated with hemophilia B
factor X, prothrombinase - 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
factor XI, plasma thromboplastin antecedent - coagulation factor whose deficiency results in a hemorrhagic tendency
factor XII, Hageman factor - coagulation factor whose deficiency results in prolongation of clotting time of venous blood
factor XIII, fibrinase - in the clotting of blood thrombin catalyzes factor XIII into its active form (fibrinase) which causes fibrin to form a stable clot
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Request TOC of this Report- https://www.factmr.com/connectus/sample?flag=T&rep_id=1348 Factor XIII deficiency is a rare genetic blood disorder that is characterised by the deficiency of clotting factor XIII.
Intraperitoneal implantation in mice resulted in steady therapeutic levels of blood plasma clotting factor levels.
The Fatimid Foundation is doing a fine job indeed in providing free transfusions of fresh plasma to patients who have deficiency of blood clotting factor VIII or IX.
BioMarin is set to report topline three-year Phase 2 data for hemophilia A gene therapy valrox by June 7, including clotting factor VIII levels, annualized bleeding rate, and factor VIII usage, Jefferies analyst Eun Yang tells investors in a research note.
"If Adam bumps off something or falls, he will get a bleed which will never stop unless he gets clotting factor.
To survive you need things as simple as electricity, refrigeration, clean water, transportation, a treatment center, and life-saving clotting factor (treatment).
It is the result of a deficiency in clotting factor 8.
"When a person without hemophilia bleeds, normal levels of clotting factor, a protein in the blood, causes the blood to clot and stops the bleeding.
Flerida Hernandez, treasurer of Haplos and a hepatologist, or specialist in blood disorders, is a condition caused by the lack of a clotting factor that prevents the formation of blood clots and could lead to prolonged bleeding.
Hemophilia is an inherited bleeding disorder with the absence of clotting factor in human blood, they said.
One of these treatments includes getting injected by a genetically engineered clotting factor medication, that helps prevent prolonged bleeding.