• Blood coagulation factor VIII: An overview

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      Blood coagulation factor VIII; hemophilia A; replacement therapy

    • Abstract


      Factor VIII (FVIII) functions as a co-factor in the blood coagulation cascade for the proteolytic activation of factor X by factor IXa. Deficiency of FVIII causes hemophilia A, the most commonly inherited bleeding disorder. This review highlights current knowledge on selected aspects of FVIII in which both the scientist and the clinician should be interested.

    • Author Affiliations


      G M Bhopale1 R K Nanda1

      1. Research and Development Division, Hindustan Antibiotics Ltd., Pimpri, Pune - 411 018, India
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  • Journal of Biosciences | News

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