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clotting Factor II.

Origin: Gr. Thrombos = cloth in

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... it in great detail. A very simple explanation we 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
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pls help- URGENT!!!

... is left behind when the blood clots. ------Summary-------- produce (1) Wound ------------------> thrombokinase ( enzyme ) thrombokinase (2) Prothrombin -------------------> thrombin ( active) (Inactive) Ca2+ ions thrombin (3) Fibrinogen ------------------------> insoluble fibrin threads ...

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

... of context ... . . . ahh.. Vibrio vulnificus Secretes a Broad-Specificity Metalloprotease Capable of Interfering with Blood Homeostasis through Prothrombin Activation and Fibrinolysis http://jb.asm.org/cgi/content/full/187/20/6909?etoc Vibrio vulnificus is a causative agent of serious food-borne ...

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by Nadas Moksha
Thu Oct 26, 2006 12:47 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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20 Amino Acids

... incorporated into protein phosphorylation of Ser, Thr, Tyr addition of carbohydrate (Ser, Thr, Asn) or lipid moieties g-carboxyglutamic acid in prothrombin--binds Ca++ 4-hydroxyproline and 5-hydroxylysine in collagen Uncommon amino acids and their derivatives D-alaine (bacterial cell walls) ...

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by CoolJay221
Thu Feb 09, 2006 7:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 20 Amino Acids
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umm, i am just learning about fibrinogen, i thought that u need calcium+ thrombolplastin to activate prothrombin and turn it to thrombin and thrombin turns fibrinogen into fibrin?

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by Jokkon
Thu Jul 28, 2005 4:30 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Spleen
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