factor VII

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factor VII

[′fak·tər ′se·vən]
(biochemistry)
A procoagulant, related to prothrombin, that is involved in the formation of a prothrombin-converting principle which transforms prothrombin to thrombin. Also known as stable factor.
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Alternative drugs for bridging inhibitory activity, coagulation factor viia eptacog alfa ( activated) 1 mg, coagulation factor viia eptacog alfa ( activated) 2 mg and factor viii inhibitor bypassing activity 500 ie.
The company has submitted an Investigational New Drug Application (IND) to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to conduct a Phase 2a study of its long-acting version of coagulation 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.
GTC, together with its collaboration partner LFB Biotechnologies, has established the transgenic rabbit production system for its human coagulation factor VIIa (rhFVIIa) program and is well advanced in the preparations to initiate a Phase I study in the 2nd quarter of 2010.
The joint venture between GTC and LFB has prioritized the recombinant human coagulation factor VIIa program for development in clinical studies.

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