factor XIII

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Noun1.factor XIII - in the clotting of blood thrombin catalyzes factor XIII into its active form (fibrinase) which causes fibrin to form a stable clot
clotting factor, coagulation factor - any of the factors in the blood whose actions are essential for blood coagulation
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Fact.MR has announced the addition of the "Factor XIII Deficiency Treatment Market Forecast, Trend Analysis & Competition Tracking - Global Review 2018 to 2028"report to their offering.
Patients suffering from factor XIII deficiency are able to form clots, however, these clots are highly unstable and dissolve easily, which results in prolonged uncontrolled bleeding.
He explained he has Factor XIII missing from his blood, meaning he would be unable to pass the UFC's medical requirements.
The factor XIII V34L polymorphism accelerates thrombin activation of factor XIII and affects cross-linked fibrin structure.
Factor XII but not protein C, protein S, antithrombin III, or factor XIII is a predictor of recurrent miscarriage.
The decision not to include such therapy may be due to the concerns about bleeding, and in patients with CLD, due to the condition called "already anticoagulated due to liver failure" This persuasion has been cleared away with a definition of "rebalanced hemostasis" in patients with CLD, since all levels of the hemostatic process may be impaired, including primary hemostasis with thrombocytopenia and platelet dysfunction, coagulation with an impaired coagulation factor production, and increased fibrinolysis due to increased levels of tissue plasminogen activator, decreased levels of alpha 2 antiplasmin, factor XIII, and thrombin-activatable fibrinolysis inhibitor, and increased levels of fibrin degradation products that may influence normal hemostatic process (9-11).
Owens et al., "Factor XIII [Val.sub.34]Leu polymorphism and recurrent myocardial infarction in patients with coronary artery disease," Journal of Thrombosis and Thrombolysis, vol.
Factor XIII stabilises the clot by forming intermolecular covalent bonds between fibrin molecules.
In the final step, thrombin-activated factor XIII (FXIIIa) catalyses the formation of crosslinks between fibrin fibres to form an elastic and stable fibrin clot (5).
Further laboratory evaluations revealed that bleeding time (3 minutes and 10 seconds), factor VIII, factor XIII, von Willebrand Factor antigen and function were normal.