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Factor V

"Factor V" 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.

Heat- and storage-labile plasma glycoprotein which accelerates the conversion of prothrombin to thrombin in blood coagulation. Factor V accomplishes this by forming a complex with factor Xa, phospholipid, and calcium (prothrombinase complex). Deficiency of factor V leads to Owren's disease.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Factor V" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Factor V" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 125 publications over 28 distinct years, with a maximum of 11 publications in 1997
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