factor VIII

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Synonyms for factor VIII

a coagulation factor (trade name Hemofil) whose absence is associated with hemophilia A

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rhAPC also inhibits factor VIIIa and factor Va, resulting in a reduction in thrombin levels (3).
The spindle cells were negative for melanin A, HMB-45, epithelial membrane antigen, pankeratin, muscle actin, CD 117, low-molecular-weight keratin, high-molecular-weight keratin, CD34, CD5, factor VIIIa, and CD45/leukocyte common antigen.
However, they differ from ES in being positive for CD31, factor VIIIa, and FLI 1 but negative for CD34.
These may be based on measurement of the anticoagulant activity of APC exerted against the natural substrates factor VIIIa and Va, or of the amidolytic activity against small synthetic substrates.