Dictionary » P » Plasma labile factor

Plasma labile factor

plasma labile 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 owren's disease.

Chemical name: Blood-coagulation factor V


Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page



This page was last modified 21:16, 3 October 2005. This page has been accessed 532 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link