factor IX


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factor IX

n.
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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It is the albumin fusion protein that links recombinant coagulation factor IX with recombinant albumin to treat haemophilia B.
Recently, Cell Genesys published findings in Nature Genetics demonstrating the successful in vivo gene delivery of the factor IX gene utilizing the company's proprietary gene delivery adeno-associated virus vectors to transfer the factor IX gene into targeted cells of the liver in normal mice.
Biopharmaceutical company OPKO Health (NYSE:OPK) stated on Friday that it plans to conduct a Phase 2a study of Factor VIIa (Factor VIIa-CTP) for the treatment of bleeding episodes in hemophilia A or B patients with inhibitors to Factor VIII or Factor IX.
PCC is utilised for the prophylaxis and treatment of congenital and acquired clotting factor II, factor VII, factor IX or factor X deficiencies, including those caused by haemophilia and other liver diseases.
M2 PHARMA-September 1, 2014-Affinity Biologicals launches Factor VIII, Factor IX Deficient plasma products in Canada, Europe
United States-based Pfizer has revealed positive results from its Phase III trial comparing a prophylaxis regimen of BeneFIX Coagulation Factor IX (Recombinant) 100 IU/kg once-weekly to on-demand treatment in people with moderately severe to severe hemophilia B, it was reported on Friday.
The Fc portion of IgG1 is fused to factor IX in ALPROLIX and is thought to be responsible for the prolonged time ALPROLIX circulates in the body.