"Factor IX" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Storage-stable blood coagulation factor acting in the intrinsic pathway of blood coagulation. Its activated form, IXa, forms a complex with factor VIII and calcium on platelet factor 3 to activate factor X to Xa. Deficiency of factor IX results in HEMOPHILIA B (Christmas Disease).
- Factor IX
- Factor Nine
- Autoprothrombin II
- Christmas Factor
- Factor IX Fraction
- Plasma Thromboplastin Component
- Blood Coagulation Factor IX
- Factor IX Complex
- Factor 9
- Coagulation Factor IX
- Factor IX, Coagulation
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Factor IX" by people in Profiles.
Nimjee SM, Rusconi CP, Harrington RA, Sullenger BA. The potential of aptamers as anticoagulants. Trends Cardiovasc Med. 2005 Jan; 15(1):41-5.
Kaplan AP. Intrinsic coagulation, thrombosis, and bleeding. Blood. 1996 Mar 01; 87(5):2090.
Agrawal BL, Zelkowitz L, Hletko P. Acute myocardial infarction in a young hemophiliac patient during therapy with Factor IX concentrate and epsilon aminocaproic acid. J Pediatr. 1981 Jun; 98(6):931-3.