Accelerator factor

Accelerator factor --> factor v

(Science: chemical) Heat- and storage-labile plasma glycoprotein which accelerates the conversion of prothrombin to thrombin in blood coagulation. Factor v accomplishes this by forming a complex with factor xa, phospholipid, and calcium (prothrombinase complex). Deficiency of factor v leads to owrens disease.

chemical name: blood-coagulation factor v

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