factor XII


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factor XII

[′fak·tər ′twelv]
(biochemistry)
A blood clotting factor effective experimentally only in vitro; deficient in hemophiliacs. Also known as Hageman factor.
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Activated factor XII levels and factor XII 46C>T genotype in relation to coronary artery calcification in patients with type 1 diabetes and healthy subjects.
A common C-T polymorphism at nt 46 in the promoter region of coagulation factor XII is associated with decreased factor XII activity.
Plasma levels of factor XII, prekallikrein and high molecular weight kininogen in normal blood donors and patients having suffered venous thrombosis.
Association of the factor XII 46C>T polymorphism with risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) in the WOSCOPS study.
Coagulation factor XII activity, activated factor XII, distribution of factor XII C46T gene polymorphism and coronary risk.
Activated factor XII levels are dependent on factor XII 46C/T genotypes and factor XII zymogen levels, and are associated with vascular risk factors in patients and healthy subjects.