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Prothrombin

"Prothrombin" 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.

A plasma protein that is the inactive precursor of thrombin. It is converted to thrombin by a prothrombin activator complex consisting of factor Xa, factor V, phospholipid, and calcium ions. Deficiency of prothrombin leads to hypoprothrombinemia.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Prothrombin" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Prothrombin" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 114 publications over 26 distinct years, with a maximum of 8 publications in 2003
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