fibrinogen


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  • noun

Synonyms for fibrinogen

a protein present in blood plasma

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On the other hand, significant associations were demonstrated between fibrinogen and serum lipid concentrations such as TC and TG.
Fibrinogen levels rise over time because, as we age, our bodies manufacture less of an enzyme that slows down its production.
We are pleased to be able to strengthen our recombinant fibrinogen and recombinant tissue sealant products by acquiring PPL patents and processes, which saves the company time and resources in the development of these products.
Harimex produces Plasma powder FG from porcine or bovine plasma, while Fibrinogen and Thrombin is prepared from bovine plasma.
Fibrinogen can be quantitated by various methods including precipitation or denaturation methods, turbidimetric or fibrin clot density method, coagulable protein assays, as well as immunologic assays, which utilize antibodies to fibrinogen in assays, such as radial immunodiffusion, measurement of turbidity or rocket immunoelectrophoresis and the modified thrombin clotting time, which is the most widely performed clinical fibrinogen assay.
Inherited dysfibrinogenemia is caused by mutations in the coding region of the fibrinogen A[alpha], B[beta], or [gamma] gene.
GlobalData's clinical trial report, "Fibrinogen Deficiency (Factor I deficiency) Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014" provides data on the Fibrinogen Deficiency (Factor I Deficiency) clinical trial scenario.
The scientists have solved the three dimensional structure of the bacterial protein FnBPA in complex with a small part of the human protein fibrinogen and the findings showed that the fibrinogen binding site on FnBPA is close to, but not overlapping with, the binding site for fibronectin.
We reviewed the records of all patients and recorded the following details: age of onset, genotypes of FMF gene mutations, clinical features (fever and abdominal, thoracic, articular, skin, muscular, testicular, and miscellaneous manifestations), and laboratory parameters including erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR), CRP, fibrinogen, and white blood cell count during attack-free periods.
Further tests indicated that this fibrinogen cleaving inhibited fungal infection in the mice, says study coauthor David Corry, an immunologist and pulmonologist at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston.
Importantly, this analysis helped us identify the protein fibrinogen as the key culprit in MS, by demonstrating how its entry into the brain through leaky blood vessels impacted the health of individual nerve cells.
The results suggest that the critical step happens when fibrinogen, a blood-clotting protein, leaks into the central nervous system and activates immune cells called microglia.
Fibrocaps is based on a mixture of two essential blood clotting proteins, fibrinogen and thrombin, and is a unique dry powder topical fibrin sealant being developed to stop bleeding during or after surgery.
The clinical team was notified of these findings, and additional laboratory tests were performed, including a TT mixing study, antigenic (immunologic) fibrinogen level, and fibrinogen activity/fibrinogen-antigen ratio.
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