"Factor IX" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Storage-stable blood coagulation factor acting in the intrinsic pathway of blood coagulation. Its activated form, IXa, forms a complex with factor VIII and calcium on platelet factor 3 to activate factor X to Xa. Deficiency of factor IX results in HEMOPHILIA B (Christmas Disease).
- Factor IX
- Factor Nine
- Autoprothrombin II
- Christmas Factor
- Factor IX Fraction
- Plasma Thromboplastin Component
- Blood Coagulation Factor IX
- Factor IX Complex
- Factor 9
- Coagulation Factor IX
- Factor IX, Coagulation
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