"Factor VIII" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Blood-coagulation factor VIII. Antihemophilic factor that is part of the factor VIII/von Willebrand factor complex. Factor VIII is produced in the liver and acts in the intrinsic pathway of blood coagulation. It serves as a cofactor in factor X activation and this action is markedly enhanced by small amounts of thrombin.
- Factor VIII
- Coagulation Factor VIII
- Blood Coagulation Factor VIII
- Hyatt C
- Speywood Brand of Porcine Factor VIII Preparation
- Hyate C
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