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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Recombinant coagulation factor VIIa in major liver resection: a randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind clinical trial.
NovoSeven Coagulation Factor VIIa (Recombinant) was approved in 1999 to treat bleeding episodes in hemophilia A or B patients with clotting inhibitors to Factor VIII or Factor IX.

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