Fibrinogen

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Fibrinogen is a large soluble plasma protein which is converted into fibrin. This reaction takes place during the final stage of blood clotting and is catalysed by the enzyme thrombin

Fibrinogen makes up 7% of the plasma proteins which are produced by hepatocytes.[1]

References

  1. Tortora,G.J. and Derrickson,B. (2006). Principles of Anatomy and Physiology. 11th ed. USA: John Wiley & Sons. 669.
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