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Coagulase

"Coagulase" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Enzymes that cause coagulation in plasma by forming a complex with human PROTHROMBIN. Coagulases are produced by certain STAPHYLOCOCCUS and YERSINIA PESTIS. Staphylococci produce two types of coagulase: Staphylocoagulase, a free coagulase that produces true clotting of plasma, and Staphylococcal clumping factor, a bound coagulase in the cell wall that induces clumping of cells in the presence of fibrinogen.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Coagulase" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Coagulase" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 25 publications over 16 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 1993
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