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Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-08-14T18:27:09-0400
Haemophilic arthropathy is one of the major complications of severe haemophilia. In order to maintain plasma clotting factor activity levels above 1% and avoid spontaneous joint bleeds and...
Cirrhotic patients are patients with high morbidity and mortality, it is very important for determining the prognosis of these patients. The importance increases when these patients waitin...
Currently, there are no data available regarding the effect of vorapaxar on clot generation kinetics or TIP-FCS when added to standard of care antiplatelet regimens. Potential reduction of...
The numerical ratio between the value of the thrombin generation test performed without soluble thrombomodulin and the value of the thrombin generation test performed in the presence of so...
Cardiovascular diseases are the most common cause of death in the western world. Myocardial infarction pathogenesis usually involves the development of an atherosclerotic plaque and thromb...
The thrombin generation (TG) assay can assess individual clotting potential. The thrombin generation potential is correlated with the patient's bleeding phenotype and varies from one patient to the ot...
Circulating antiphospholipid antibodies (APL) induce vascular injury and endothelial dysfunction, which are associated with thrombotic events and/or fetal loss. We developed a model in which calibrate...
Hemostatic tests have been utilized to clarify the blood coagulation potential. The novel thrombin generation (TG) assay of this study provides explicit information and is the most physiologically-rel...
Carotid atherosclerosis is an important cause of stroke. Intra-plaque haemorrhage (IPH) on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) increases stroke risk. Development of IPH is only partly understood. Thro...
The coagulation cascade comprises numerous chemical reactions between many proteins, that finally lead to the formation of a clot to stop bleeding. Many numerical models have attempted to translate un...
An antibiotic mixture of two components, A and B, obtained from Nocardia lurida (or the same substance produced by any other means). It is no longer used clinically because of its toxicity. It causes platelet agglutination and blood coagulation and is used to assay those functions in vitro.
Clotting time of PLASMA mixed with a THROMBIN solution. It is a measure of the conversion of FIBRINOGEN to FIBRIN, which is prolonged by AFIBRINOGENEMIA, abnormal fibrinogen, or the presence of inhibitory substances, e.g., fibrin-fibrinogen degradation products, or HEPARIN. BATROXOBIN, a thrombin-like enzyme unaffected by the presence of heparin, may be used in place of thrombin.
A cytologic technique for measuring the functional capacity of tumor stem cells by assaying their activity. It is used primarily for the in vitro testing of antineoplastic agents.
A family of proteinase-activated receptors that are specific for THROMBIN. They are found primarily on PLATELETS and on ENDOTHELIAL CELLS. Activation of thrombin receptors occurs through the proteolytic action of THROMBIN, which cleaves the N-terminal peptide from the receptor to reveal a new N-terminal peptide that is a cryptic ligand for the receptor. The receptors signal through HETEROTRIMERIC GTP-BINDING PROTEINS. Small synthetic peptides that contain the unmasked N-terminal peptide sequence can also activate the receptor in the absence of proteolytic activity.
A screening assay for circulating COMPLEMENT PROTEINS. Diluted SERUM samples are added to antibody-coated ERYTHROCYTES and the percentage of cell lysis is measured. The values are expressed by the so called CH50, in HEMOLYTIC COMPLEMENT units per milliliter, which is the dilution of serum required to lyse 50 percent of the erythrocytes in the assay.