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factor VII

Heat- and storage-stable plasma protein that is activated by tissue thromboplastin to form factor VIIa in the extrinsic pathway of blood coagulation. The activated form then catalyzes the activation of factor X to factor Xa.
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  • blood coagulation factor 7
  • blood coagulation factor VII
  • proconvertin
  • coagulation factor VII
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