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Fibrinogen

Fibrinogen

(Science: protein) soluble plasma protein (340 kd, 46 nm long), composed of 6 peptide chains (2 each of A_, B_ and _) and present at about 2-3 mg/ml.


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Re: NEED HELP WITH MY UNKNOWN GRAM POSITIVE ORGANISM PLEASE??

... s.aureus ferments mannitol. 5) catalase positive because it produces o2 6) coagulase positive because it has the protein coagulase that converts fibrinogen to fibrin (the clump looking clot that forms). if your unknown organism is staphylococcus epidermidis (s.epidermidis) then: 1) under the ...

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by mariah000
Sun Mar 18, 2012 7:50 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: NEED HELP WITH MY UNKNOWN GRAM POSITIVE ORGANISM PLEASE??
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Intronic splice regulatory mutation caused afibrogenemia

A mutation was found in intron 1 of the beta fibrinogen gene of a patient suffering afibrogenemia. A construct bearing the mutant of the fibrinogen beta gene was put into COS-7 cells. Using Endo-Porter to deliver a Morpholino into the cultured ...

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by jonmoulton
Wed Oct 15, 2008 11:54 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Intronic splice regulatory mutation caused afibrogenemia
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ENZYME CASCADE

... had in our bio lecture was that cells at the site of injury release clotting factors that convert prothrombin to thrombin, which in turn converts fibrinogen to fibrin, which helps platelets to form a clot.

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by Jammerz
Tue Apr 24, 2007 4:48 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: ENZYME CASCADE
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ENZYME CASCADE

... The coagulation cascade...the start trigger is tissue damage (or plasma contact with air). I'm a bit hazy on the particulars, but fibrin and fibrinogen come to mind... Try this: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coagulation

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by kotoreru
Mon Apr 23, 2007 2:26 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: ENZYME CASCADE
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pls help- URGENT!!!

... thrombokinase ( enzyme ) thrombokinase (2) Prothrombin -------------------> thrombin ( active) (Inactive) Ca2+ ions thrombin (3) Fibrinogen ------------------------> insoluble fibrin threads ( blood clot ) Hope this has helped u :D

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by unscientific
Tue Mar 06, 2007 2:06 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: pls help- URGENT!!!
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