Factor VII

One of the proteins in the blood which is involved in clotting. It is one of the early proteins in the coagulation cascade.

factor VII

Type: Term Definitions: 1. in the clotting of blood, also known as: proconvertin (Owren), convertin, serum prothrombin conversion accelerator (de Vries, Alexander), stable factor (Stefanini), cofactor V (Owren), prothrombinogen (Quick), cothromboplastin (Mann and Hurn), serum accelerator (Jacox). Factor VII forms a complex with tissue thromboplasti...
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factor vii

<chemical> Heat- and storage-stable plasma protein that is activated by tissue thromboplastin to form factor viia in the extrinsic pathway of blood coagulation. The activated form then catalyses the activation of factor x to factor xa. ... Chemical name: Blood-coagulation factor VII ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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factor VII

proconvertin: a coagulation factor that is heat- and storage-stable and participates in the extrinsic pathway of coagulation. It is activated by contact with calcium, and in concert with factor III it activates factor X. Deficiency of this factor, which may be hereditary (autosomal recessive) or acquired (associated with vitamin K de...
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Factor VII

Factor VII ({EC number|3.4.21.21}, blood-coagulation factor VIIa, activated blood coagulation factor VII, formerly known as proconvertin) is one of the proteins that causes blood to clot in the coagulation cascade. It is an enzyme of the serine protease class. A recombinant form of human factor VIIa (eptacog alfa [activated], NovoSeven) has U.S. F...
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