Factor XIII D005176

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Chemicals and Drugs [D] » Enzymes and Coenzymes [D08] » Enzyme Precursors » Factor XIII

Chemicals and Drugs [D] » Amino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins [D12] » Proteins » Blood Proteins » Blood Coagulation Factors » Factor XIII

Chemicals and Drugs [D] » Amino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins [D12] » Proteins » Protein Precursors » Enzyme Precursors » Factor XIII

Chemicals and Drugs [D] » Biological Factors [D23] » Blood Coagulation Factors » Factor XIII

Description

A fibrin-stabilizing plasma enzyme (TRANSGLUTAMINASES) that is activated by THROMBIN and CALCIUM to form FACTOR XIIIA. It is important for stabilizing the formation of the fibrin polymer (clot) which culminates the coagulation cascade.   MeSH

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