factor XI

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Noun1.factor XI - coagulation factor whose deficiency results in a hemorrhagic tendency
clotting factor, coagulation factor - any of the factors in the blood whose actions are essential for blood coagulation
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Factor XI is a plasma glycoprotein involved in the intrinsic pathway of hemostasis (Gentry and Black, 1980; Gentry, 1984).
This new test looks at a patient's risk for a total of 10 diseases including: Parkinson's disease, late-onset Alzheimer's disease, Celiac disease, Gaucher disease type 1, and hereditary thrombophilia and Factor XI deficiency (both blood clotting disorders).
Another investigation led to the discovery that individuals low in Factor XI, which is a compound that also helps blood clotting, could be at reduced risk of cardioembolic stroke.
The compound is extracted from the cryoprecipitate supernatant of large plasma pools using ion-exchange chromatography after the removal of antithrombin & factor XI. Different processing technologies are employed for the production of either 3-factor or 4-factor concentrate.
A 78-year-old man with homozygous factor XI deficiency and an extensive medical history, including coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, diabetes, and chronic kidney disease, was admitted in April 2017 for transurethral resection of the bladder as the result of a urologic malignancy.
Hemophilia C, which is caused by deficiency of Factor XI (FXI), is a rare coagulation disorder.
Haemophilia C refers to deficiency of clotting factor XI.
The presence or absence of some of these variants is associated with an increased risk for developing any one of the following 10 diseases or conditions: Parkinson's disease, late-onset Alzheimer's disease; celiac disease, alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency; early-onset primary dystonia; factor XI deficiency; Gaucher disease type 1; glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency; hereditary hemochromatosis; and hereditary thrombophilia.
The other diseases covered by the tests are celiac disease, alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency, early onset primary dystonia, Factor XI deficiency, Gaucher disease type 1, glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase deficiency (also known as G6PD), hereditary hemochromatosis, and hereditary thrombophilia.
IONIS-FXIRx and IONIS-FXI-LRx are antisense drugs designed to reduce the production of Factor XI. Factor XI is a clotting factor produced in the liver that is an important component of the coagulation pathway.