Antithrombin III

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Antithrombin III is a plasma protein that forms an essential part of the clotting cascade. Its function is to form an irrevesible complex with thrombin in order to prevent further clotting[1]. A deficiency in Antithrombin III is a rare hereditary disorder.

References

  1. Berg, J (2012). Biochemistry. 7th ed. New York: W.H Freeman and Company. p322.
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