proconvertin


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Noun1.proconvertin - a coagulation factor formed in the kidney under the influence of vitamin K
clotting factor, coagulation factor - any of the factors in the blood whose actions are essential for blood coagulation
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Factor VII, otherwise known as Stable Factor and Proconvertin, is a vitamin K-dependent glycoprotein that is produced in the liver.
Factor VII, also known as Stable Factor and Proconvertin, is a vitamin K-dependent glycoprotein that is produced in the liver.
In the uremic state, mechanisms including hypertension, hyperhomocysteinemia, dyslipidemia with high lipoprotein (a) (Lp(a)) levels, elevation of hemostatic derived cardiovascular risk factors (fibrinogen and proconvertin) [6], and amplification of the inflammatory cascade at the endothelial cell (growth factors, cytokines, and adhesion molecules) [7] are activated [8].