"Fibrinopeptide A" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Two small peptide chains removed from the N-terminal segment of the alpha chains of fibrinogen by the action of thrombin during the blood coagulation process. Each peptide chain contains 18 amino acid residues. In vivo, fibrinopeptide A is used as a marker to determine the rate of conversion of fibrinogen to fibrin by thrombin.
- Fibrinopeptide A
- A, Fibrinopeptide
- Fibrinopeptides A
- A, Fibrinopeptides
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