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A plasma alpha 2 glycoprotein that accounts for the major antithrombin activity of normal plasma and also inhibits several other enzymes. It is a member of the serpin superfamily.
Methods, procedures, and tests performed to diagnose disease, disordered function, or disability.
Materials incorporated mechanically in plastics (usually PVC) to increase flexibility, workability or distensibility; due to the non-chemical inclusion, plasticizers leach out from the plastic and are found in body fluids and the general environment.
The science and technology dealing with the procurement, breeding, care, health, and selection of animals used in biomedical research and testing.
Shortened forms of written words or phrases used for brevity.
Endogenous factors and drugs that directly inhibit the action of THROMBIN, usually by blocking its enzymatic activity. They are distinguished from INDIRECT THROMBIN INHIBITORS, such as HEPARIN, which act by enhancing the inhibitory effects of antithrombins.
An absence or reduced level of Antithrombin III leading to an increased risk for thrombosis.
A highly acidic mucopolysaccharide formed of equal parts of sulfated D-glucosamine and D-glucuronic acid with sulfaminic bridges. The molecular weight ranges from six to twenty thousand. Heparin occurs in and is obtained from liver, lung, mast cells, etc., of vertebrates. Its function is unknown, but it is used to prevent blood clotting in vivo and vitro, in the form of many different salts.
Laboratory tests for evaluating the individual's clotting mechanism.
An enzyme formed from PROTHROMBIN that converts FIBRINOGEN to FIBRIN.
Domesticated bovine animals of the genus Bos, usually kept on a farm or ranch and used for the production of meat or dairy products or for heavy labor.
An autosomal dominant disorder showing decreased levels of plasma protein S antigen or activity, associated with venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism. PROTEIN S is a vitamin K-dependent plasma protein that inhibits blood clotting by serving as a cofactor for activated PROTEIN C (also a vitamin K-dependent protein), and the clinical manifestations of its deficiency are virtually identical to those of protein C deficiency. Treatment with heparin for acute thrombotic processes is usually followed by maintenance administration of coumarin drugs for the prevention of recurrent thrombosis. (From Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 12th ed, p1511; Wintrobe's Clinical Hematology, 9th ed, p1523)
Formation and development of a thrombus or blood clot in the blood vessel.
An endogenous family of proteins belonging to the serpin superfamily that neutralizes the action of thrombin. Six naturally occurring antithrombins have been identified and are designated by Roman numerals I to VI. Of these, Antithrombin I (see FIBRIN) and ANTITHROMBIN III appear to be of major importance.
Works containing information articles on subjects in every field of knowledge, usually arranged in alphabetical order, or a similar work limited to a special field or subject. (From The ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983)
A red fluorescein dye used as a histologic stain. It may be cytotoxic, mutagenic, and inhibit certain mitochondrial functions.
A family of spiro(isobenzofuran-1(3H),9'-(9H)xanthen)-3-one derivatives. These are used as dyes, as indicators for various metals, and as fluorescent labels in immunoassays.
A phthalic indicator dye that appears yellow-green in normal tear film and bright green in a more alkaline medium such as the aqueous humor.
The characteristic 3-dimensional shape of a protein, including the secondary, supersecondary (motifs), tertiary (domains) and quaternary structure of the peptide chain. PROTEIN STRUCTURE, QUATERNARY describes the conformation assumed by multimeric proteins (aggregates of more than one polypeptide chain).
A family of proteinase-activated receptors that are specific for THROMBIN. They are found primarily on PLATELETS and on ENDOTHELIAL CELLS. Activation of thrombin receptors occurs through the proteolytic action of THROMBIN, which cleaves the N-terminal peptide from the receptor to reveal a new N-terminal peptide that is a cryptic ligand for the receptor. The receptors signal through HETEROTRIMERIC GTP-BINDING PROTEINS. Small synthetic peptides that contain the unmasked N-terminal peptide sequence can also activate the receptor in the absence of proteolytic activity.
Immunoglobulin molecules having a specific amino acid sequence by virtue of which they interact only with the ANTIGEN (or a very similar shape) that induced their synthesis in cells of the lymphoid series (especially PLASMA CELLS).
Any of numerous agile, hollow-horned RUMINANTS of the genus Capra, in the family Bovidae, closely related to the SHEEP.
Antibodies produced by a single clone of cells.
The property of antibodies which enables them to react with some ANTIGENIC DETERMINANTS and not with others. Specificity is dependent on chemical composition, physical forces, and molecular structure at the binding site.
Diagnostic tests conducted in order to measure the increment of active DENTAL CARIES over a period of time.
The process of the interaction of BLOOD COAGULATION FACTORS that results in an insoluble FIBRIN clot.
Hydrolases that specifically cleave the peptide bonds found in PROTEINS and PEPTIDES. Examples of sub-subclasses for this group include EXOPEPTIDASES and ENDOPEPTIDASES.
The natural enzymatic dissolution of FIBRIN.
The process which spontaneously arrests the flow of BLOOD from vessels carrying blood under pressure. It is accomplished by contraction of the vessels, adhesion and aggregation of formed blood elements (eg. ERYTHROCYTE AGGREGATION), and the process of BLOOD COAGULATION.

Anticoagulant heparan sulfate precursor structures in F9 embryonal carcinoma cells. (1/701)

To understand the mechanisms that control anticoagulant heparan sulfate (HSact) biosynthesis, we previously showed that HSact production in the F9 system is determined by the abundance of 3-O-sulfotransferase-1 as well as the size of the HSact precursor pool. In this study, HSact precursor structures have been studied by characterizing [6-3H]GlcN metabolically labeled F9 HS tagged with 3-O-sulfates in vitro by 3'-phosphoadenosine 5'-phospho-35S and purified 3-O-sulfotransferase-1. This later in vitro labeling allows the regions of HS destined to become the antithrombin (AT)-binding sites to be tagged for subsequent structural studies. It was shown that six 3-O-sulfation sites exist per HSact precursor chain. At least five out of six 3-O-sulfate-tagged oligosaccharides in HSact precursors bind AT, whereas none of 3-O-sulfate-tagged oligosaccharides from HSinact precursors bind AT. When treated with low pH nitrous or heparitinase, 3-O-sulfate-tagged HSact and HSinact precursors exhibit clearly different structural features. 3-O-Sulfate-tagged HSact hexasaccharides were AT affinity purified and sequenced by chemical and enzymatic degradations. The 3-O-sulfate-tagged HSact hexasaccharides exhibited the following structures, DeltaUA-[6-3H]GlcNAc6S-GlcUA-[6-3H]GlcNS3(35)S+/-6S-++ +IdceA2S-[6-3H]Glc NS6S. The underlined 6- and 3-O-sulfates constitute the most critical groups for AT binding in view of the fact that the precursor hexasaccharides possess all the elements for AT binding except for the 3-O-sulfate moiety. The presence of five potential AT-binding precursor hexasaccharides in all HSact precursor chains demonstrates for the first time the processive assembly of specific sequence in HS. The difference in structures around potential 3-O-sulfate acceptor sites in HSact and HSinact precursors suggests that these precursors might be generated by different concerted assembly mechanisms in the same cell. This study permits us to understand better the nature of the HS biosynthetic pathway that leads to the generation of specific saccharide sequences.  (+info)

Exosites 1 and 2 are essential for protection of fibrin-bound thrombin from heparin-catalyzed inhibition by antithrombin and heparin cofactor II. (2/701)

Assembly of ternary thrombin-heparin-fibrin complexes, formed when fibrin binds to exosite 1 on thrombin and fibrin-bound heparin binds to exosite 2, produces a 58- and 247-fold reduction in the heparin-catalyzed rate of thrombin inhibition by antithrombin and heparin cofactor II, respectively. The greater reduction for heparin cofactor II reflects its requirement for access to exosite 1 during the inhibitory process. Protection from inhibition by antithrombin and heparin cofactor II requires ligation of both exosites 1 and 2 because minimal protection is seen when exosite 1 variants (gamma-thrombin and thrombin Quick 1) or an exosite 2 variant (Arg93 --> Ala, Arg97 --> Ala, and Arg101 --> Ala thrombin) is substituted for thrombin. Likewise, the rate of thrombin inhibition by the heparin-independent inhibitor, alpha1-antitrypsin Met358 --> Arg, is decreased less than 2-fold in the presence of soluble fibrin and heparin. In contrast, thrombin is protected from inhibition by a covalent antithrombin-heparin complex, suggesting that access of heparin to exosite 2 of thrombin is hampered when ternary complex formation occurs. These results reveal the importance of exosites 1 and 2 of thrombin in assembly of the ternary complex and the subsequent protection of thrombin from inhibition by heparin-catalyzed inhibitors.  (+info)

Thrombophilia as a multigenic disease. (3/701)

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: Venous thrombosis is a common disease annually affecting 1 in 1000 individuals. The multifactorial nature of the disease is illustrated by the frequent identification of one or more predisposing genetic and/or environmental risk factors in thrombosis patients. Most of the genetic defects known today affect the function of the natural anticoagulant pathways and in particular the protein C system. This presentation focuses on the importance of the genetic factors in the pathogenesis of inherited thrombophilia with particular emphasis on those defects which affect the protein C system. INFORMATION SOURCES: Published results in articles covered by the Medline database have been integrated with our original studies in the field of thrombophilia. STATE OF THE ART AND PERSPECTIVES: The risk of venous thrombosis is increased when the hemostatic balance between pro- and anti-coagulant forces is shifted in favor of coagulation. When this is caused by an inherited defect, the resulting hypercoagulable state is a lifelong risk factor for thrombosis. Resistance to activated protein C (APC resistance) is the most common inherited hypercoagulable state found to be associated with venous thrombosis. It is caused by a single point mutation in the factor V (FV) gene, which predicts the substitution of Arg506 with a Gln. Arg506 is one of three APC-cleavage sites and the mutation results in the loss of this APC-cleavage site. The mutation is only found in Caucasians but the prevalence of the mutant FV allele (FV:Q506) varies between countries. It is found to be highly prevalent (up to 15%) in Scandinavian populations, in areas with high incidence of thrombosis. FV:Q506 is associated with a 5-10-fold increased risk of thrombosis and is found in 20-60% of Caucasian patients with thrombosis. The second most common inherited risk factor for thrombosis is a point mutation (G20210A) in the 3' untranslated region of the prothrombin gene. This mutation is present in approximately 2% of healthy individuals and in 6-7% of thrombosis patients, suggesting it to be a mild risk factor of thrombosis. Other less common genetic risk factors for thrombosis are the deficiencies of natural anticoagulant proteins such as antithrombin, protein C or protein S. Such defects are present in less than 1% of healthy individuals and together they account for 5-10% of genetic defects found in patients with venous thrombosis. Owing to the high prevalence of inherited APC resistance (FV:Q506) and of the G20210A mutation in the prothrombin gene, combinations of genetic defects are relatively common in the general population. As each genetic defect is an independent risk factor for thrombosis, individuals with multiple defects have a highly increased risk of thrombosis. As a consequence, multiple defects are often found in patients with thrombosis.  (+info)

Acceleration of Ca2+ ionophore-induced arachidonic acid liberation by thrombin without the proteolytic action toward the receptor in human platelets. (4/701)

We investigated the regulation of arachidonic acid liberation catalyzed by group-IV cytosolic phospholipase A2 (cPLA2) in human platelets upon stimulation with thrombin through interaction with protease-activated receptor-1 (PAR-1) or glycoprotein Ib. Leupeptin, a protease inhibitor, completely inhibited thrombin-induced arachidonic acid liberation and Ca2+ mobilization, with inhibition of its protease activity. However, preincubation with thrombin in the presence of leupeptin potentiated Ca2+ ionophore-induced arachidonic acid liberation. The preincubation did not affect the intracellular Ca2+ level or cPLA2 activity in response to ionomycin. Human leukocyte elastase, which cleaves glycoprotein Ib, did not inhibit the enhancement of arachidonic acid liberation by thrombin in the presence of leupeptin. However, the effect of thrombin with leupeptin was abolished by a peptide corresponding to residues 54-65 of hirudin (hirudin peptide), which impairs the binding of thrombin to PAR-1. Furthermore, Phe-Pro-Arg chloromethyl ketone (PPACK)-thrombin, which binds to platelets but has no protease activity, also enhanced Ca2+ ionophore-induced arachidonic acid liberation. In contrast, trypsin with leupeptin did not mimic the effect of thrombin with leupeptin, and furthermore trypsin-induced arachidonic acid liberation was insensitive to hirudin peptide. On the basis of the present results, we suggest that thrombin may accelerate cPLA2-catalyzed arachidonic acid liberation through non-proteolytic action toward PAR-1 but not toward glycoprotein Ib in co-operation with the proteolytic action leading to Ca2+ mobilization.  (+info)

Antithrombin activity during the period of percutaneous coronary revascularization: relation to heparin use, thrombotic complications and restenosis. (5/701)

OBJECTIVES: This study evaluated changes in antithrombin (AT) activity around the time of percutaneous transluminal coronary revascularization (PTCR) with unfractionated heparin anticoagulation and the effects these changes had on major thrombotic complications of PTCR. BACKGROUND: Heparin is used during PTCR to prevent thrombosis. However, heparin, a cofactor for AT, causes AT activity to fall. AT activity <70% is associated with thrombosis. There is a prothrombotic state after heparin discontinuation that has not been well explained. METHODS: Antithrombin activity was sampled at the start and end of PTCR and the next two mornings in 250 consecutive patients. We recorded occurrence of major thrombotic events, defined as 1) major thrombotic complications of PTCR; 2) major in-lab thrombus formation; or 3) subacute occlusion. Discriminant analysis was employed to evaluate the relationship of AT activity to these events. Change in AT activity and its relationship to heparin was evaluated. Evidence of restenosis at six months was obtained. RESULTS: There were 14 major thrombotic events. Antithrombin activity <70% was strongly (p = 0.006) associated with these events. The AT activity fell significantly through the morning after PTCR when 21% of patients had AT activity <70%; AT activity did not normalize until >20 h after heparin discontinuation. Pre-PTCR use of heparin led to lower AT activity in proportion to duration of heparin use. There was no relationship between AT activity and restenosis. CONCLUSIONS: Low AT activity may contribute to major thrombotic complications of PTCR. The way heparin is used before and after PTCR is important to development of low AT activity.  (+info)

Risk of venous thromboembolism and clinical manifestations in carriers of antithrombin, protein C, protein S deficiency, or activated protein C resistance: a multicenter collaborative family study. (6/701)

Deficiencies of antithrombin (AT), protein C (PC) or protein S (PS), and activated protein C resistance (APCR) are very well-established coagulation defects predisposing to venous thromboembolism (VTE). We performed a retrospective cohort family study to assess the risk for VTE in individuals with AT, PC, or PS deficiency, or APCR. Five hundred thirteen relatives from 9 Italian centers were selected from 233 families in which the proband had had at least 1 episode of VTE. We calculated the incidence of VTE in the whole cohort and in the subgroups after stratification by age, sex, and defect. The overall incidence of VTE (per 100 patient-years) in the group of relatives was 0.52. It was 1.07 for AT, 0.54 for PC, 0.50 for PS, 0.30 for APCR, and 0.67 in the group with a double defect. The incidence was associated with age, but not with sex. The mean age at onset was between 30 and 40 years for all the coagulation defects. Women had the peak of incidence in the age range of 21 to 40 years, earlier than men. The lifetime risk for VTE was 4.4 for AT versus APCR, 2.6 for AT versus PS, 2.2 for AT versus PC, 1.9 for PC versus APCR, and 1.6 for PS versus APCR. AT deficiency seems to have a higher risk for VTE than the other genetic defects. There is a relation between age and occurrence of thrombosis for both men and women. The latter had the peak of incidence earlier than the former.  (+info)

Structure of heparin-derived tetrasaccharide complexed to the plasma protein antithrombin derived from NOEs, J-couplings and chemical shifts. (7/701)

A complex of the synthetic tetrasaccharide AGA*IM [GlcN, 6-SO3-alpha(1-4)-GlcA-beta(1-4)-GlcN,3, 6-SO3-alpha(1-4)-IdoA-alphaOMe] and the plasma protein antithrombin has been studied by NMR spectroscopy. 1H and 13C chemical shifts, three-bond proton-proton (3JH-H) and one-bond proton-carbon coupling constants (1JC-H) as well as transferred NOEs and rotating frame Overhauser effects (ROEs) were monitored as a function of the protein : ligand molar ratio and temperature. Considerable changes were observed at both 20 : 1 and 10 : 1 ratios (AGA*IM : antithrombin) in 1H as well as 13C chemical shifts. The largest changes in 1H chemical shifts, and the linewidths, were found for proton resonances (A1, A2, A6, A6', A1*, A2*, A3*, A4*) in GlcN, 6-SO3 and GlcN,3,6-SO3 units, indicating that both glucosamine residues are strongly involved in the binding process. The changes in the linewidths in the IdoA residue were considerably smaller than those in other residues, suggesting that the IdoA unit experienced different internal dynamics during the binding process. This observation was supported by measurements of 3JH-H and 1JC-H. The magnitude of the three-bond proton-proton couplings (3JH1-H2 = 2.51 Hz and 3JH4-H5 = 2.23 Hz) indicate that in the free state an equilibrium exists between 1C4 and 2S0 conformers in the ratio of approximately 75 : 25. The chair form appears the more favourable in the presence of antithrombin, as inferred from the magnitude of the coupling constants. In addition, two-dimensional NOESY and ROESY experiments in the free ligand, as well as transferred NOESY and ROESY spectra of the complex, were measured and interpreted using full relaxation and conformational exchange matrix analysis. The theoretical NOEs were computed using the geometry of the tetrasaccharide found in a Monte Carlo conformational search, and the three-dimensional structures of AGA*IM in both free and bound forms were derived. All monitored NMR variables, 1H and 13C chemical shifts, 1JC-H couplings and transferred NOEs, indicated that the changes in conformation at the glycosidic linkage GlcN, 6-SO3-alpha(1-4)-GlcA were induced by the presence of antithrombin and suggested that the receptor selected a conformer different from that in the free state. Such changes are compatible with the two-step model [Desai, U.R., Petitou, M., Bjork, I. & Olson, S. (1998) J. Biol. Chem. 273, 7478-7487] for the interaction of heparin-derived oligosaccharides with antithrombin, but with a minor extension: in the first step a low-affinity recognition complex between ligand and receptor is formed, accompanied by a conformational change in the tetrasaccharide, possibly creating a complementary three-dimensional structure to fit the protein-binding site. During the second step, as observed in a structurally similar pentasaccharide [Skinner, R., Abrahams, J.-P., Whisstock, J.C., Lesk, A.M., Carrell, R.W. & Wardell, M.R. (1997) J. Mol. Biol. 266, 601-609; Jin, L., Abrahams, J.-P., Skinner, R., Petitou, M., Pike, R. N. & Carrell, R.W. (1997) Proc. Natl Acad. Sci. USA 94, 14683-14688], conformational changes in the binding site of the protein result in a latent conformation.  (+info)

Effect of thrombin inhibition in vascular dementia and silent cerebrovascular disease. An MR spectroscopy study. (8/701)

BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Silent cerebrovascular disease (CVD) has been proposed as a predisposing condition for clinically overt stroke and vascular dementia. Recently, we found increased thrombin generation in silent CVD patients. Here, we report the effect of thrombin inhibition using a potent selective thrombin inhibitor on the cerebral metabolism and function in peripheral arterial occlusive disease (PAOD) patients with or without silent CVD. METHODS: We examined 17 mild chronic PAOD patients, including 2 cases of vascular dementia. We divided the patients into 2 groups: 1 was the advanced CVD group with multiple lacunar infarction and/or advanced periventricular hyperintensity detected by brain MRI (n=12), and the other was the no CVD group that had none of these abnormalities (n=5). We assessed the cerebral biochemical compounds in the deep white matter area and cerebellar hemisphere (8 cm3) by proton MR spectroscopy before and after infusion of argatroban (10 mg/d IV) over 2 hours for 7 days. RESULTS: The ratio of N-acetylasparate (NAA) to total creatine (Cre) in the deep white matter area was significantly lower in the advanced CVD group than in the no CVD group, whereas there were no significant differences in this ratio in the cerebellar hemisphere between the 2 groups. In the former group, this decreased NAA/Cre ratio significantly increased after argatroban therapy, whereas there was no change in the latter group. The 2 patients with vascular dementia showed clinical improvement with marked increases in the NAA/Cre ratio and mini-mental score. CONCLUSIONS: These results suggest that increased thrombin generation may have some pathophysiological roles in developing vascular dementia and its chronic predisposing conditions. Thrombin inhibition may break this vicious cycle and lead to clinical improvement.  (+info)

A method for the differential determination of plasma antithrombins, antithrombin III and alpha2 macroglobulin, is described. The method is based on the selective inactivation of plasma alpha2 macroglobulin by treatment with 0-1 M methylamine for 10 minutes at 37 degrees C and on the observation that antithrombin III and alpha2 macroglobulin inhibited in defibrinated plasma low concentrations of thrombin without mutual interference and according to pseudo-first order reaction. In healthy subjects antithrombin III was shown to account for about 70% of the total antithrombin activity. But in patients with liver cirrhosis, where low levels of total antithrombin activity were observed, the relative contribution of antithrombin III was found to be noticeably lower.. ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Issues in antithrombin therapy for UA/NSTEMI. AU - Alpert, Joseph S.. AU - Budaj, A. J.. AU - Gurfinkel, E. P.. AU - Henry, T. D.. PY - 2001/8/27. Y1 - 2001/8/27. N2 - In September 2000, participants at the 4th Annual Experts Meeting of the International Cardiology Forum convened to discuss guidelines for the management of unstable angina/non-ST-elevation MI, recently published by North American and European task forces. Discussion of new recommendations for antithrombin therapy focused on the role of low-molecular-weight heparin (LMWH). Although most participants found the new guidelines largely consistent with existing data, and sufficiently adaptable to most clinical settings, there was concern that neither task force specified LMWH as the antithrombin of choice for the medical management of these patients. The new guidelines continue to endorse the use of unfractionated heparin, particularly for high-risk patients, despite the evidence for the efficacy of LMWH in this ...
Surface modification with an antithrombin-heparin complex for anticoagulation: Studies on a model surface with gold as substrate Academic Article ...
Heparin was first studied in ACS in 1988 and has been a mainstay for acute ischemic heart disease therapy since then. Heparins represent a heterogeneous group of negatively charged, heavily sulfated glycosaminoglycans. Heparins have a heterogeneous effect on the coagulation cascade, although most of the effect is mediated through binding with antithrombin, causing a conformational change leading to inactivation of multiple enzymes in the coagulation cascade. While factors IXa, XIa, and XIIa are targets as well, thrombin (factor IIa) and factor Xa are the most clinically relevant. As mentioned, thrombin inhibition leads to inhibition of fibrin formation and factors needed for its cross-linking and stabilization. Heparins also have an impact on arterial and venous thrombosis by increasing vessel wall permeability and binding to von Willebrand factor, leading to some inhibition in platelet activation. Unfractionated heparin (UFH) represents a heterogeneous compound with some important limitations: ...
Antithrombin, a plasma serpin, is relatively inactive as an inhibitor of the coagulation proteases until it binds to the heparan side chains that line the microvasculature. The binding specifically occurs to a core pentasaccharide present both in the heparans and in their therapeutic derivative heparin. The accompanying conformational change of antithrombin is revealed in a 2.9-A structure of a dimer of latent and active antithrombins, each in complex with the high-affinity pentasaccharide. Inhibitory activation results from a shift in the main sheet of the molecule from a partially six-stranded to a five-stranded form, with extrusion of the reactive center loop to give a more exposed orientation. There is a tilting and elongation of helix D with the formation of a 2-turn helix P between the C and D helices. Concomitant conformational changes at the heparin binding site explain both the initial tight binding of antithrombin to the heparans and the subsequent release of the antithrombin-protease ...
Base dose on pretreatment functional antithrombin activity and body weight. Initiate before delivery (peri-partum use) or about 24 hrs before surgery (surgical patients). If pregnant and undergoing surgery other than C-section, use peri-partum dose regimen. Give loading dose as 15 mins IV infusion, then maintenance dose by continuous IV infusion. Monitor antithrombin activity once or twice daily and adjust to maintain antithrombin activity between 80% and 120% of normal. May give another bolus dose if antithrombin activity is ,80% immediately post-procedure (use most recent antithrombin activity data to calculate dose). Thereafter, restart maintenance dose at the same rate of infusion as before the bolus. See literature.. ...
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Conformational diseases are a newly recognized group of heterogeneous disorders resulting from the conformational instability of individual proteins. Such instability allows the formation of intermolecular linkages between b-sheets, to give protein aggregation and inclusion body formation. The serpin family of serine protease inhibitors provides the best-studied examples of the structural changes involved. Notably, mutations of a-1-antitrypsin result in its intracellular polymerization and accumulation in the liver leading eventually to cirrhosis. Here we consider how other conformational changes in another serpin, antithrombin, can cause its inactivation with consequent thrombosis. Thirteen different missense mutations in antithrombin are associated with either oligomer formation or with conversion of the active molecule into an inactive latent form. Each of these variant antithrombins is associated with an increased risk of thrombosis that typically occurs in an unexpectedly severe and sudden ...
An endogenous family of proteins belonging to the serpin superfamily that neutralizes the action of thrombin. Six naturally occurring antithrombins have been identified and are designated by Roman numerals I to VI. Of these, Antithrombin I (see FIBRIN) and ANTITHROMBIN III appear to be of major importance. . ...
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In this Cochrane meta-analysis, researchers analyzed the overall efficacy and safety of direct thrombin inhibitors, compared to warfarin or LMWH, in preventing VTE after orthopedic surgeries (hip and knee arthroplasty). In14 studies involving over 20,000 participants, they found no difference in efficacy between direct thrombin inhibitors, warfarin, or LMWH, but did find higher mortality and bleeding in the thrombin group compared to LMWH (but no difference between the thrombin group and warfarin) (abstract). The timing of the thrombin inhibitors also matters, as pre-operative dosing results in fewer VTEs but likely higher bleeding. Dabigatran is the oral direct thrombin inhibitor that is currently approved in Canada and throughout Europe, but US FDA approval is pending.. ...
Direct thrombin inhibitors (DTIs) represented by dabigatran were expected to be available for therapeutic use without the need for routine monitoring, in contrast to warfarin. However, clinical concerns regarding impacts of plasma dabigatran concentrations on the rate of major bleeding have been raised.1 Clinical and basic aspects of DTIs aid in studying how best to address concerns regarding bleeding risk in therapeutic use. Based on enzymatic examinations with a synthetic substrate, S-2238, it has been well recognised that dabigatran and another DTI argatroban reversibly and competitively inhibit thrombin reaction.2 ,3 However, it still remains unclear whether the type of inhibition by DTIs of thrombin reaction with S-2238 can be applied to the anticoagulant effects.. The Clauss assay is classical but most popular even now for quantification of plasma fibrinogen concentrations.4 This is based on the quantitative relationship between fibrinogen concentrations and time for fibrin clot formation ...
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DIRECT THROMBIN INHIBITORS : USES: Direct thrombin inhibitors (DTIs) are used as anticoagulants. Argatroban, bivalirudin, desirudin, and lepirudin are used parenterally and are indicated for adjuvant anticoagulation for percutaneous cardiac interventions or as a substitution for heparin/low-molecular-weight heparins in cases of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia. Dabigatran etexilate is an oral medication approved for treatment of venous thromboembolism and stroke prophylaxis in atrial fibrillation. PHARMACOLOGY: These agents directly inhibit thrombin, leading to inhibition of clot formation and stabilization. TOXICOLOGY: The toxic effects are extensions of the pharmacologic effects and primarily include bleeding complications. EPIDEMIOLOGY: Outpatient overdose has not yet been reported. Inpatient medication errors may occur in 1% to 2% of patients receiving DTIs. The incidence of overdose is likely to increase as new DTIs are approved for in-hospital parenteral use and oral anticoagulation ...
Direct Thrombin Inhibitors (DTIs) have increasing and promising curative, preventive or prophylactic applications in severe clinical situations. Laboratory methods are required for adjustment of drug efficacy and for avoiding overdosage. Specialized calibrated clotting and chromogenic assays for quantitating various DTIs have been developed and compared for their efficacy. Results show excellent performance with Hirudin and analogues, but were not found to be suitable for the Argatroban® usual therapeutic range.
Effect of Nonspecific Binding to Plasma Proteins on the Antithrombin Activities of Unfractionated Heparin, Low-Molecular-Weight Heparin, and Dermatan Sulfate Academic Article ...
Argatroban is a direct, selective thrombin inhibitor. The American College of Cardiologists (ACC) recommend using bivalirudin or argatroban in patients who have had, or at risk for, heparin induced thrombocytopenia (HIT) and are undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention. Argatroban is a non-heparin anticoagulant shown to both normalize platelet count in patients with HIT and prevent the formation of thrombi. Parental anticoagulants must be stopped and a baseline activated partial thromboplastin time must be obtained prior to administering argatroban.
Abstract. Inhibition of two key serine proteases in the coagulation cascade, thrombin (IIa) and factor Xa, are currently being exploited for direct, oral antit
Methods 488 patients were enrolled which comfirmed AMI by coronary angiography from July, 2012 to February, 2013, in which 10 patients were induced to come out Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia, 6 females, aged 48-79 years. The incidence of HIT patients was 2.0%. All patients were applied to bivalirudin (0.25 g, intravenous injection) during PCI. We summarised the characteristics of the patients, record incidence of in-hospital minor bleeding, major bleeding, platelet reduction and incidence of major adverse cardiac events (MACE) during hospitalisation and 1 month after discharge.. ...
ATryn® (also known as ATIII) is a recombinant form of human antithrombin. This product demonstrates the high potential for the use of transgenic technology in the production of biotherapeutics. Antithrombin is a plasma protein with anti-coagulative and anti-inflammatory properties that, like many other proteins currently derived from human blood supply, has been difficult to manufacture using conventional recombinant protein production methods.. ...
Two drugs that are direct inhibitors of thrombin but that do not involve antithrombin III or vitamin K in their mechanism of action have been approved to
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Abstract Thrombolysis is the current standard of care for ischemic stroke. In order to better understand its underlying mechanisms, a closer look at the basic... ...
Differentiated osteoclasts were generated and then cultured for 48 h in serum-free medium supplemented with 20 ng/ml M-CSF and 2 ng/ml RANKL. Conditioned medium was harvested, centrifuged. to remove cells and debris, and 600 μl/well was added to 24-well plates. Serum-free medium and medium containing 10% FBS, were supplemented with M-CSF and RANKL, and used as negative and positive controls, respectively. Wortmannin order Prior to the chemotaxis assay, γδ T cells were activated for 12 h with 100 U/ml rhIL-2. γδ T cells were then re-suspended in serum-free medium at 106 cells/ml and 80 μl of cell suspension was added into Transwell inserts (8 μm pore size). γδ T cells were incubated for 4 h at 37 °C to allow migration through the http://www.selleckchem.com/products/Staurosporine.html Transwell membrane. Cells that had migrated into the bottom chamber were harvested and quantified using flow cytometric analysis on an LSRII flow cytometer (BD Biosciences) by counting an equivalent volume ...
The highest DNA binding by 3-NBA in ES cells was observed at 10 μM after 24 h with 863 ± 74 adducts per 108 nucleotides (Fig. 3C). Interestingly, and in contrast to BaP, adduct levels for 3-NBA in MEFs were only 1.5-fold higher. (1266 ± 188 adduct per 108 nucleotides) under the same experimental conditions (Fig. 3D). DNA binding LDK378 in vivo was highest in MEFs at 10 μM after 48 h with 2478 ± 455 adducts per 108 nucleotides. Previously, in primary HUFs previously treated with 10 μM 3-NBA for 48 h, adduct levels were 680 ± 147 adducts per 108 nucleotides (Kucab et al., 2012). As 3-NBA is predominantly activated by NQO1 (Arlt et al., 2005), the expression of Nqo1 was studied in ES cells and MEFs by RT-PCR and revealed that Nqo1 mRNA expression increased in both cell types up to ∼60-fold; the induction was higher in MEFs than in ES cells ( Fig. 6C and D). This is in line with a previous study showing that Nqo1 protein levels were inducible in primary and immortal HUFs upon treatment with ...
The generic name of Pradaxa is Dabigatran which is an anticoagulant medication orally administered to the patient, it belongs to the class of direct thrombin inhibitor.
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Background and Purpose-Although the motor deficit after stroke is clearly due to the structural brain damage that has been sustained, this relationship is attenuated from the acute to chronic phases. We investigated the possibility that motor impairment and response to constraint-induced movement therapy in patients with chronic stroke may relate more strongly to the structural integrity of brain structures remote from the lesion than to measures of overt tissue damage.. ...
Background: Dabigatran etexilate is one of the few direct thrombin inhibitors with anti-coagulant activities and the following distinctive features: taken orally, no need to closely monitor for complications, and no need for regular dose adjustments. Relying on the above mentioned valuable advantages, dabigatran etexilate can be considered as a premier choice ...
Test results may vary depending on your age, gender, health history, the method used for the test, and other things. Your test results may not mean you have a problem. Ask your healthcare provider what your test results mean for you. The results for both activity and antigen tests are given as percentages. Different labs use slightly different normal ranges, but in general, 80% to 120% is considered normal for adults. Newborns usually have about half as much antithrombin as adults. Thrombin levels in infants rise to adult levels by about 6 months of age.. People with genetically inherited antithrombin deficiency typically have test results between 40% and 60%.. In both type 1 and type 2 AT deficiency, the antithrombin activity test shows a low result because you dont have as much working antithrombin as you should have. When the AT activity test shows that levels are low, the antithrombin antigen test can then be used to find out whether the deficiency is type 1 or type 2.. If the follow-up ...
Direct thrombin inhibitors (DTIs) are a class of anticoagulant drugs that can be used to prevent and treat embolisms and blood clots caused by various diseases. They inhibit thrombin, a serine protease which affects the coagulation cascade in many ways. DTIs have undergone rapid development since the 90s. With technological advances in genetic engineering the production of recombinant hirudin was made possible which opened the door to this new group of drugs. Before the use of DTIs the therapy and prophylaxis for anticoagulation had stayed the same for over 50 years with the use of heparin derivatives and warfarin which have some well known disadvantages. DTIs are still under development, but the research focus has shifted towards factor Xa inhibitors, or even dual thrombin and fXa inhibitors that have a broader mechanism of action by both inhibiting factor IIa (thrombin) and Xa. A recent review of patents and literature on thrombin inhibitors has demonstrated that the development of allosteric ...
Heparin cofactor II (HCII), a protein encoded by the SERPIND1 gene, is a coagulation factor that inhibits IIa, and is a cofactor for heparin and dermatan sulfate (minor antithrombin). The product encoded by this gene is a serine proteinase inhibitor which rapidly inhibits thrombin in the presence of dermatan sulfate or heparin. The gene contains five exons and four introns. This protein shares homology with antithrombin and other members of the alpha 1-antitrypsin superfamily. Mutations in this gene are associated with heparin cofactor II deficiency. Heparin Cofactor II deficiency can lead to increased thrombin generation and a hypercoagulable state. GRCh38: Ensembl release 89: ENSG00000099937 - Ensembl, May 2017 GRCm38: Ensembl release 89: ENSMUSG00000022766 - Ensembl, May 2017 Human PubMed Reference:. Mouse PubMed Reference:. Entrez Gene: SERPIND1 serpin peptidase inhibitor, clade D (heparin cofactor), member 1. Griffith MJ, Carraway T, White GC, Dombrose FA (1983). Serpin receptor 1: ...
We have studied the interaction of 125I-antithrombin (125I-AT) with microvascular endothelial cells (RFPEC) to localize the cellular site of anticoagulantly active heparan sulfate proteoglycans (HSPG). The radiolabeled protease inhibitor bound specifically to the above HSPG with a Kd of approximately 50 nM. Confluent monolayer RFPEC cultures exhibited a linear increase in the amount of AT bound per cell for up to 16 d, whereas suspension RFPEC cultures possessed a constant number of protease inhibitor binding sites per cell for up to 5 d. These results suggest that monolayer RFPEC cultures secrete anticoagulantly active HSPG, which then accumulate in the extracellular matrix. This hypothesis was confirmed by quantitative light and EM level autoradiography which demonstrated that the AT binding sites are predominantly located in the extracellular matrix with only small quantities of protease inhibitor complexed to the cell surface. We have also pinpointed the in vivo position of anticoagulantly ...
Test results may vary depending on your age, gender, health history, the method used for the test, and other things. Your test results may not mean you have a problem. Ask your healthcare provider what your test results mean for you. The results for both activity and antigen tests are given as percentages. Different labs use slightly different normal ranges, but in general, 80% to 120% is considered normal for adults. Newborns usually have about half as much antithrombin as adults. Thrombin levels in infants rise to adult levels by about 6 months of age. People with genetically inherited antithrombin deficiency typically have test results between 40% and 60%. In both type 1 and type 2 AT deficiency, the antithrombin activity test shows a low result because you dont have as much working antithrombin as you should have. When the AT activity test shows that levels are low, the antithrombin antigen test can then be used to find out whether the deficiency is type 1 or type 2. If the follow-up ...
Do you give heparin to your ECMO patients? Well, lets rethink this. This episode is All Things Anticoagulation! Zack talks with Troy Seelhammer, an intensivist from Mayo Clinic Rochester. He manages ECMO patients in his daily practice there. He has become a master of the subject of anticoagulation. He will talk about heparin, bilvalirudin, or maybe no anticoagulation. We talk about how TEG can affect our management. We talk about PCC and Protamine when bleeding just wont stop. He talks about the when to be aggressive and when to cut back. Below is a wonderful synopsis of Troys thoughts on anticoagulation on pump.. Goal Heparin levels are far from perfect but some suggestions. APTT 1.5 to 2.5 times normal. ACT level - 180-220 seconds. Antithrombin Levels - next generation. Seelhammer doc on Bivalirudin - Bivalirudin & TEG During ECMO. ...
Fibrin split product D-dimer (DD) is most probably involved in the development of vascular disorders. At 1.5 μM concentration DD inhibited the incorporation of D-[1-3H]glucosamine hydrochloride and [2-14C]acetate · Na into pericellular heparan sulphate (HS) of rabbit coronary endothelial cells without affecting other groups of glycosaminoglycans (GAGs). At the same time, DD reduced HS ability to bind antithrombin (AT) and suppressed NO production. The effect of DD on pericellular GAGs was similar to that of Nw-methyl-L-arginine, the competitive inhibitor of endothelial NO synthase (eNOS). L-Ascorbic acid, eNOS activator, increased the level of endogenous NO in the DD-treated cells, and restored HS accumulation and antithrombin binding. It is suggested that DD influence on endothelial HS may be mediated by NO production. Another effect of DD, namely, stimulation of plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 (PAI-1) secretion did not depend on the NO level. The decreased HS content, reduced anticoagulant ...
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Antithrombin-III exerts antiinflammatory effects via ligation of heparan sulfate proteoglycans. Here we show in vitro that recombinant human antithrombin-III attenuates CD11b/CD18 expression of activated neutrophils and monocytes in whole blood ex vivo. As leukocyte integrin expression is triggered by extracorporeal circulation, this observation may be of relevance for pharmacological treatment during cardiopulmonary bypass ...
0038] Pharmacological agents suitable for inclusion in prosthesis materials and/or coatings, according to embodiments of the present invention include, but are not limited to, drugs and other biologically active materials, and may be intended to perform a variety of functions, including, but not limited to: anti-cancer treatment (e.g., Resan), anti-clotting or anti-platelet formation, the prevention of smooth muscle cell growth and migration on a vessel wall, and cell cycle inhibitors. Pharmacological agentsmay include antineoplastics, antimitotics, antiinflammatories, antiplatelets, anticoagulants, antifibrins, antithrombins, antiproliferatives, antibiotics, antioxidants, immunosuppressives, and antiallergic substances as well as combinations thereof. Examples of such antineoplastics and/or antimitotics include paclitaxel (e.g., TAXOL® by Bristol-Myers Squibb Co., Stamford, Conn.), docetaxel (e.g., TAXOTERE® from Aventis S. A., Frankfurt, Germany) methotrexate, azathioprine, vincristine, ...
Antithrombin is a protein in the blood that helps regulate blood clot formation. Antithrombin testing is used to investigate the cause of recurrent blood clot formation (such as DVT) and to identify an antithrombin deficiency.
How can this seemingly disparate evidence be integrated with what was known before? Older data, upon which the guidelines were based, had established that thrombophilia testing was predictive of the relative risk for initial VTE. The situation is completely different for patients who have already had a spontaneous VTE. Why? It has long been known that patients with spontaneous VTE are hypercoagulable, (untreated recurrence rates of 2% to 5% per year) no matter the result of thrombophilia testing. In part this is because comprehensive laboratory testing of clinically thrombophilic patients will yield negative results---no laboratory lesion--- in about 30%-40% of cases. The thinking is that those patients have a thrombophilic state that hasnt been discovered yet. To keep it in perspective, remember that the concept of hereditary thrombophilia has been around since the discovery, in 1963, of antithrombin deficiency (Egeberg O: Inherited antithrombin deficiency causing thrombophilia. Thrombosis ...
Heparin cofactor II (HCII) is a serine proteinase inhibitor in human plasma that rapidly inhibits thrombin in the presence of dermatan sulfate or heparin. To understand the molecular mechanism for HCII deficiency in a patient with reduced circulating HCII antigen, we studied a Japanese .... ...
Thrombin is a serine protease that in humans is encoded by the F2 gene. Thrombin is an intriguing coagulation protease demonstrating an array of effects on endothelial cells, vascular smooth muscle cells (VSMC), monocytes, and platelets, all of which are involved in the pathophysiology of atherosclerosis. There is mounting evidence that thrombin acts as a powerful modulator of many processes like regulation of vascular tone, permeability, migration and proliferation of VSMC, recruitment of monocytes into the atherosclerotic lesions, induction of diverse pro-inflammatory markers, and all of these are related to the progression of cardiovascular disease. Recent studies in transgenic mice models indicate that the deletion of the natural thrombin inhibitor heparin cofactor II promotes an accelerated atherogenic state. The combined evidence points to thrombin as a pivotal contributor to vascular pathophysiology. Considering the clinical development of selective anticoagulants including direct ...
Abstract. We have investigated the basis of antithrombin deficiency in an asymptomatic individual (and family) with borderline levels (≈70% antigen and activit
Cardiac tamponade and major adverse cardiac events from WPs were less frequent with bivalirudin use compared to heparin use. This beneficial effect of bivalirudin may be explained on the basis of its short half-life and reversible thrombin inhibition property. Therefore, bivalirudin may offer a safe …
Current recommendations and labeling regarding the use of dabigatran will not change, based on the results of a large observational cohort study comparing the risks of the direct thrombin inhibitor...
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The plasma antithrombin stages, determined as anti-FXa action, experienced a typical distribution in the GAIT study, with a medium worth of 109.05% of the
Heparin functions as an anticoagulant primarily through activation of AT-mediated inhibition of blood coagulation factors such as thrombin and factor Xa. Several steps are involved in the interaction of heparin with AT and serine proteases. First, a low-affinity interaction between GAG and AT takes place, mediated by a well-defined unique pentasaccharide sequence within heparin (Figure 1B). This binding generates a conformational change in the structure of AT, which enables additional interactions between AT and heparin, resulting in stronger binding. The conformational change also expels a protease reactive loop in AT.54,55 A ternary complex is formed, after which the AT interaction reverts to low-affinity binding, resulting in the release of heparin from the covalent AT-protease complex.. The structure of the heparin-binding site in AT was mapped initially through the chemical modification of specific residues, resulting in decreased heparin affinity and by studying natural recombinant ...
Binds to endothelial cell surfaces and plasma proteins and its activity depends on antithrombin. Heparin binds to antithrombin, causes a conformational change in the inhibitor, exposing its active site for more rapid interaction with proteases. Heparin acts as a co factor for the antithrombin-proteases reaction Antithrombin inhibits proteases espec thrombin 2a, 9a, 10a by forming stable complexes with them and the presence of heparin accelerates this reaction 1000x. The binding of AT Ill and unfractionated heparin t degradation of both factor Xa and thrombin. Pass: Binds to AT III. ...
The first decade of the 21st century had seen the proliferation of a whole host of new anti-coagulants, which were touted as an alternative to the famous rat poison, warfarin. These new groups, some of whose names I have difficulty pronouncing, I often call the -xatans, and the - gatrans. They include dabigatran, apixaban, rivaroxaban, etc., etc. They are all either factor Xa inhibitors or direct thrombin inhibitors. They are expensive ( obviously more expensive than warfarin, which is dirt cheap ). After all these years of trials, what is their role. I suppose, their role in preventing DVT is established. Dabigatrans role in stroke prevention is also FDA approved, but I must say that my own reading tells me that the 110mg dose does carry with it an increase risk of bleebing, which is of great concern for us ...
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M. Daly, A. OMeara, F. Hallinan; Characterisation of a Novel Mutant form of Antithrombin III (Antithrcmbin Dublin). Clin Sci (Lond) 1 January 1986; 71 (s15): 84P. doi: https://doi.org/10.1042/cs071084P. Download citation file:. ...
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Jin L, Abrahams JP, Skinner R, Petitou M, Pike RN, Carrell RW (1997). "The anticoagulant activation of antithrombin by heparin ...
... particularly those caused by a decrease in blood antithrombin III levels due to leakage. Antithrombin III counteracts the ... Treatment is with oral anticoagulants (not heparin as heparin acts via anti-thrombin 3 which is lost in the proteinuria so it ... antithrombin or the immunoglobulins to pass through the cell membrane and appear in urine. Albumin is the main protein in the ... is a greater predisposition for the formation of blood clots that is caused by a decrease in the levels of antithrombin III in ...
Some examples of heparin binding proteins include antithrombin III. It is thought that much protein interaction with heparin is ...
GTC states that one genetically modified goat can produce the same amount of antithrombin in a year as 90,000 blood donations. ... Microinjection was used to insert human antithrombin genes into the cell nucleus of their embryos. ATryn is the first medicine ... ATryn is the brand name of the anticoagulant antithrombin manufactured by the Massachusetts-based U.S. company rEVO Biologics ( ... Jones, Phillip B. C. (April 2006). "European Regulators Curdle Plans for Goat Milk Human Antithrombin". Archived from the ...
"European Regulators Curdle Plans for Goat Milk Human Antithrombin" (PDF). Retrieved 2006-06-23. "Go-ahead for 'pharmed' goat ...
Examples include albumin, transferrin, transthyretin, retinol-binding protein, antithrombin, transcortin. The decrease of such ...
... binds antithrombin and accelerates its inhibition of factor Xa. Apart from the O-methyl group at the reducing end ... Unlike direct factor Xa inhibitors, it mediates its effects indirectly through antithrombin III, but unlike heparin, it is ... Binding of heparin or HS to AT has been shown to increase the anti-coagulant activity of antithrombin 1000 fold. In contrast to ... sulfate this monomeric sequence is thought to form the high-affinity binding site for the anti-coagulant factor antithrombin ( ...
In contrast, batroxobin isn't inhibited by antithrombin and heparin cofactor II. Batroxobin also has a high Kd value for ... There are also clotting inhibitors like antithrombin and heparin cofactor II, which prevent clotting when it isn't necessary. ...
Antithrombin: the levels of antithrombin increase with age. Antithrombin levels in newborns are less than 50% of the levels in ... Antithrombin is an anticoagulant protein and is important in preventing blood clotting. In animal studies, Antithrombin in ... There is an increase in the concentration of a specific isoform of Antithrombin, Latent Antithrombin with age. This form of ... There is also an increased activity of another form of Antithrombin, Beta Antithrombin in newborns compared to older children ...
... (TAT) is a protein complex of thrombin and antithrombin. TAT is formed in response to the high ... Since thrombin is rapidly bound by antithrombin, TAT is a good measure for thrombin level in the blood. Thrombin can pass the ... "Analysis of thrombin-antithrombin complex contents in plasma and hematoma fluid of hypertensive intracerebral hemorrhage ...
After the antithrombin III binds to Factor Xa, the Fondaparinux is released and can activate another antithrombin. Another drug ... "Role of the antithrombin-binding pentasaccharide in heparin acceleration of antithrombin-proteinase reactions. Resolution of ... Fondaparinux binds to antithrombin III and activates the molecule for Factor Xa inhibition. In fact, Fondaparinux imparts an ... Idraparinux also binds antithrombin III, however with a 30-fold increase in affinity as compared to Fondaparinux. Idraparinux ...
Kiehl R, Hellstern P, Wenzel E (January 1987). "Hereditary antithrombin III (AT III) deficiency and atypical localization of a ... and antithrombin III deficiency. Although the above hypothesis is the most commonly accepted, others believe that it is a ...
Aptamer Deoxyribozyme Anti-thrombin aptamers Bacterial one-hybrid system Hak-Hagir A (September 1978). "[The Hak-Hagir skin ...
It does not require a binding cofactor such as antithrombin and does not activate platelets. These characteristics make ...
antithrombin III. Inhibits IIa, Xa, and other proteases. Antithrombin III deficiency heparin cofactor II. Inhibits IIa, ... AntithrombinEdit. Antithrombin is a serine protease inhibitor (serpin) that degrades the serine proteases: thrombin, FIXa, FXa ... whereas heparin and related compounds increase the action of antithrombin on thrombin and factor Xa. A newer class of drugs, ... Quantitative or qualitative deficiency of antithrombin (inborn or acquired, e.g., in proteinuria) leads to thrombophilia. ...
Antithrombin is a serine protease inhibitor (serpin) that degrades the serine proteases: thrombin, FIXa, FXa, FXIa, and FXIIa. ... whereas heparin and related compounds increase the action of antithrombin on thrombin and factor Xa. A newer class of drugs, ... Quantitative or qualitative deficiency of antithrombin (inborn or acquired, e.g., in proteinuria) leads to thrombophilia. ...
rNAPc2, an anti-thrombin anticoagulant being developed for the treatment of thrombosis in metastatic colorectal carcinoma. ...
Antithrombin protein therapeuticsEdit. The antithrombin protein itself is used as a protein therapeutic that can be purified ... Antithrombin is approved by the FDA as an anticoagulant for the prevention of clots before, during, or after surgery or ... "Antithrombin (Recombinant) US Package Insert ATryn for Injection February 3, 2009" (PDF).. ... Fondaparinux is a synthetic sugar composed of the five sugars (pentasaccharide) in heparin that bind to antithrombin. It is a ...
Antithrombin protein therapeuticsEdit. The antithrombin protein itself is used as a protein therapeutic that can be purified ... It works by activating antithrombin III, which blocks thrombin from clotting blood. Heparin can be used in vivo (by injection ... Antithrombin is approved by the FDA as an anticoagulant for the prevention of clots before, during, or after surgery or ... "Antithrombin (Recombinant) US Package Insert ATryn for Injection February 3, 2009" (PDF).. ...
... antithrombin and TFPI are the most relevant proteolytic inhibitors of the active factor XIIIa. α2-macroglobulin is a ...
... reverses effect of all anticoagulants that act directly through FXa or by binding antithrombin III. The drug is ...
The HS-binding properties of a number of other proteins are also being studied: Antithrombin III Fibroblast Growth Factors ... The 3OSTs are divided into two functional subcategories, those that generate an antithrombin III binding site (HS3ST1 and ... Chen J, Liu J (September 2005). "Characterization of the structure of antithrombin-binding heparan sulfate generated by heparan ... October 2002). "Heparan sulfate 3-O-sulfotransferase isoform 5 generates both an antithrombin-binding site and an entry ...
Dalteparin acts by potentiating the activity of antithrombin III, inhibiting formation of both Factor Xa and thrombin. It is ...
MedlinePlus Encyclopedia: 003652 Antithrombin III at eMedicine Antithrombin CO000300 in Coagulation Test Handbook at ...
Use of genetically modified goats has been approved by the FDA and EMA to produce ATryn, i.e. recombinant antithrombin, an ... The drug is called ATryn, which is antithrombin protein purified from the milk of genetically modified goats. Marketing ... It is collaborating on biosimilars with Plantform and PharmaPraxis (see below). Genzyme - antithrombin III in goat milk GTC ... Biotherapeutics - ATryn (recombinant human antithrombin) in goat milk Icon Genetics produces therapeutics in transiently ...
Use in antithrombin III deficiency FFP can be used as a source of antithrombin III in patients who are deficient of this ... There are purified, human derived, as well as recombinant forms of antithrombin III available in the US. Treatment of ...
A small percentage of patients, such as those with an antithrombin III deficiency, may exhibit resistance to heparin. In these ... patients, patients may need additional heparin, fresh frozen plasma, or other blood products such as recombinant anti-thrombin ...
Antithrombin-III. *Lipoprotein lipase. *Apolipoproteins. *Growth factors. *Chemokines. The enzymes and proteins listed above ...
He found that the crucial function of heparin is to catalyze the irreversible inactivation of clotting enzymes by antithrombin ...
Escriva, Hector; Chao, Yeqing; Fan, Chunxin; Liang, Yujun; Gao, Bei; Zhang, Shicui (2012). "A Novel Serpin with Antithrombin- ... The amphioxus hepatic caecum produces the liver-specific proteins vitellogenin, antithrombin, plasminogen, alanine ... protein S and antithrombin. In the first trimester fetus, the liver is the main site of red blood cell production. By the 32nd ...
Antithrombin Găman AM, Găman GD (2014). "Deficiency Of Antithrombin III (AT III) - Case Report and Review of the Literature". ... Antithrombin III deficiency (abbreviated ATIII deficiency) is a deficiency of antithrombin III. This deficiency may be ... The prevalence of antithrombin deficiency is estimated at ~0.02 to 0.2% of the general population, and 1-5% of patients with ... Testing for antithrombin activity can confirm deficiency if the levels are less than 70%. Deficiency can result from genetic ...
... antithrombin III), which can be distinguished from autoimmune anti-thrombin. Anti-thrombin antibodies can react with both types ... Autoimmune anti-thrombin was also found to inhibit the binding of antithrombin III to thrombin. Such activities are more often ... Inhibitory anti-thrombin antibodies can be divided into 2 groups, those that inhibit coagulation activity and those the inhibit ... Anti-thrombin antibodies are autoantibodies directed against thrombin that may constitute a fraction of lupus anticoagulant and ...
U. Hedner, I.M. Nilsson, Antithrombin III in clinical material. Thrombos. Res. 3:631-641 (1973).CrossRefGoogle Scholar ... J.R. OBrien, Antithrombin III and heparin clotting times in thrombosis and atherosclerosis. Thromb. Piathes. Haemorrh. 32:116- ... O.R. Odegard, M.K. Fagerhol, M. Lie, Heparin cofactor activity and antithrombin III concentration in plasma related to age and ... R.H. Yue, M.M. Gertler, T. Staar, R. Koutrouby, Alteration of plasma antithrombin III levels in ischemic heart disease. ...
Hereditary antithrombin deficiency is a disorder of blood clotting. Explore symptoms, inheritance, genetics of this condition. ... This gene provides instructions for producing a protein called antithrombin (previously known as antithrombin III). This ... Hereditary antithrombin deficiency is a disorder of blood clotting. People with this condition are at higher than average risk ... Hereditary antithrombin deficiency is estimated to occur in about 1 in 2,000 to 3,000 individuals. Of people who have ...
The results indicate that antithrombin III-heparin cofactor activity is significantly lower... ... The antithrombin III-heparin cofactor activity of 65 baboons and 130 healthy human subjects was measured. ... Antithrombin III deficiency in a Dutch family.J. Clin. Path., 26: 532-538.PubMedGoogle Scholar ... Assay of progressive antithrombin in plasma.Thromb. Diath. Haemorrh., 24: 224-229.PubMedGoogle Scholar ...
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Congenital antithrombin III deficiency is a genetic disorder that causes the blood to clot more than normal. ... The abnormal gene leads to a low level of the antithrombin III protein. This low level of antithrombin III can cause abnormal ... Antithrombin III is a protein in the blood that blocks abnormal blood clots from forming. It helps the body keep a healthy ... Congenital antithrombin III deficiency is an inherited disease. It occurs when a person receives one abnormal copy of the ...
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  • In patients with antithrombin deficiency, they may develop resistance to unfractionated heparin, especially with continuous infusions. (wikipedia.org)
  • Antithrombin concentrates have been used, though with risk of bleeding at large doses of unfractionated heparin. (wikipedia.org)
  • Other than antibodies to thrombin, antibodies to vascular heparin sulfate appear to interfere with antithrombin-thrombin interaction. (wikipedia.org)
  • O.R. Odegard, M.K. Fagerhol, M. Lie, Heparin cofactor activity and antithrombin III concentration in plasma related to age and sex. (springer.com)
  • J.R. O'Brien, Antithrombin III and heparin clotting times in thrombosis and atherosclerosis. (springer.com)
  • The antithrombin III-heparin cofactor activity of 65 baboons and 130 healthy human subjects was measured. (springer.com)
  • The results indicate that antithrombin III-heparin cofactor activity is significantly lower in baboons than in humans. (springer.com)
  • The increased activity of the coagulation system of baboon is coupled with decreased antithrombin III-heparin cofactor activity. (springer.com)
  • Antithrombin III, antifactor Xa and Heparin. (springer.com)
  • Antithrombins Wibble and Wobble (T85M/K): archetypal conformational diseases with in vivo latent-transition, thrombosis, and heparin activation. (medscape.com)
  • Rosenberg RD. Actions and interactions of antithrombin and heparin. (medscape.com)
  • Antithrombin III activity is markedly potentiated by heparin, the principal mechanism by which both heparin and low-molecular-weight heparin result in anticoagulation. (medscape.com)
  • Oral contraceptive use and even heparin administration have also been associated with antithrombin III deficiency. (medscape.com)
  • Antithrombin is the primary coagulation inhibitor as it acts with heparin to prevent the formation of thrombin. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • When bound to fibrin, thrombin is protected from inhibition by antithrombin (AT) + heparin but is neutralized when AT and heparin are covalently linked (ATH). (hindawi.com)
  • Caution needed for pregnant, breastfeeding women, if you are taking any other medicines, especially any of the anticoagulants (eg, heparin) because the risk of bleeding may be increased by antithrombin (recombinant). (medindia.net)
  • Common names and abbreviations for the same protein are antithrombin, antithrombin III, AT, ATIII, and heparin cofactor I. (stoptheclot.org)
  • If antithrombin levels are measured at the time of an acute clot or while the patient is on heparin, levels may be temporarily low. (stoptheclot.org)
  • Antithrombin levels should not be measured in patients on heparin, low molecular weight heparin therapy, or asparaginase therapy, as these medications can reduce antithrombin levels up to 30%, leading to falsely low estimates of baseline antithrombin activity. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • An antithrombin activity less than 60% of normal in a patient not on heparin, low molecular weight heparin, warfarin, or asparaginase without ongoing thrombosis, liver disease, or nephrotic syndrome is likely to have hereditary antithrombin deficiency. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • In addition, companies focusing on use of antithrombin in combination with heparin, increasing number of product approval are some other factors expected to drive growth of the market over the forecast period. (pharmiweb.com)
  • Antithrombin is not extremely efficient and becomes more potent when it works synergistically with heparin, another natural anticoagulant. (healthhype.com)
  • An extension of the CHARMM force field is presented to enable modeling of polysaccharides containing sulfamate functionality, and is used to develop a reliable alchemical free-energy perturbation protocol that estimates changes in affinity for the prototypical heparin-antithrombin system to within 2.3 kcal/mol using modest simulation times. (ovid.com)
  • Antithrombin III is a heparin-binding glycoprotein that acts as the major inhibitor of thrombin. (biovendor.com)
  • Rats were randomized to intravenous treatment with normal saline, activated protein C, antithrombin, tissue factor pathway inhibitor, heparin, or tissue-type plasminogen activator. (nih.gov)
  • The antifibrotic effect of heparin, an anticoagulant used routinely in the treatment of peritonitis, is unknown, whereas antithrombin III (AT-III) has both anticoagulant and anti-inflammatory actions. (springer.com)
  • Tabata T, Shimada H, Emoto M, Morita A, Furumitsu Y, Fujita J, Inoue T, Miki T, Nishizawa Y, Morii H (1990) Inhibitory effect of heparin and/or antithrombin III on intraperitoneal fibrin formation in continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis. (springer.com)
  • S protein, a plasma glycoprotein with Mr 78,000, has been shown to interfere with the heparin-catalysed inhibition of thrombin by antithrombin III. (biomedsearch.com)
  • Background: Antithrombin concentrate (AT) is used to treat heparin resistance (HR) in cardiac surgery. (lu.se)
  • The anticoagulant activity of both the intact and injured vessel wall has been partly explained by glycosaminoglycans with heparin-like activity that augment the activity of antithrombin III (AT). (ahajournals.org)
  • Heparin insensitivity due to antithrombin deficiency may be masked by thrombocytopenia, hypofibrinogenemia, or other coagulation factor defects. (asahq.org)
  • Conformational activation of antithrombin is a critical mechanism for the inhibition of factor Xa, a proteinase of the blood coagulation cascade, and is typically achieved with heparin, a polyanionic polysaccharide clinically used for anticoagulation. (semanticscholar.org)
  • Lysine 114 of antithrombin is of crucial importance for the affinity and kinetics of heparin pentasaccharide binding. (semanticscholar.org)
  • The antithrombin P1 residue is important for target proteinase specificity but not for heparin activation of the serpin. (semanticscholar.org)
  • Characterization of P1 antithrombin variants with altered proteinase specificity but normal heparin activation. (semanticscholar.org)
  • Calcium enhances heparin catalysis of the antithrombin-factor Xa reaction by promoting the assembly of an intermediate heparin-antithrombin-factor Xa bridging complex. (semanticscholar.org)
  • The mechanism of activation of antithrombin by heparin. (semanticscholar.org)
  • Critical role of the linker region between helix D and strand 2A in heparin activation of antithrombin. (semanticscholar.org)
  • Antithrombin (AT, formerly called ATIII, also known as heparin cofactor I) is a natural anticoagulant that inhibits the activated coagulation factors thrombin (factor IIa), factor Xa, and, to a lesser extent, factor XIa and factor IXa. (technoclone.com)
  • Patients with newly diagnosed acute lymphoblastic leukemia (n=949, age 1 to 18 years) were randomized to receive low-dose unfractionated heparin, prophylactic low-molecular-weight heparin (enoxaparin) or activity-adapted antithrombin throughout induction therapy. (uzh.ch)
  • Primary objective was to test whether enoxaparin or antithrombin reduce the incidence of thromboembolism as compared to unfractionated heparin. (uzh.ch)
  • The proportion of patients who refused antithrombotic treatment as allocated was 3% in the unfractionated heparin or antithrombin, and 33% in the enoxaparin arm. (uzh.ch)
  • 5-year-event free survival was 80.9±2.2% if assigned to antithrombin compared to 85.9±2.0% in the unfractionated heparin (P=0.06), and 86.2±2.0% in the enoxaparin group (P=0.10). (uzh.ch)
  • Drugs like heparin exponentially increase antithrombin levels in the blood to stop coagulation - thus thinning the blood. (babymed.com)
  • The causes of acquired antithrombin deficiency are easier to find than the hereditary deficiency. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hereditary and acquired antithrombin deficiency: epidemiology, pathogenesis and treatment options. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Patients with inherited or acquired antithrombin deficiency are at increased risk of venous thrombosis . (labtestsonline.org.uk)
  • Hereditary antithrombin deficiency results in a state of increased coagulation which may lead to venous thrombosis. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hereditary antithrombin deficiency is a disorder of blood clotting. (medlineplus.gov)
  • In hereditary antithrombin deficiency, abnormal blood clots usually form only in veins, although they may rarely occur in arteries. (medlineplus.gov)
  • About half of people with hereditary antithrombin deficiency will develop at least one abnormal blood clot during their lifetime. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Other factors can increase the risk of abnormal blood clots in people with hereditary antithrombin deficiency. (medlineplus.gov)
  • The combination of hereditary antithrombin deficiency and other inherited disorders of blood clotting can also influence risk. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Women with hereditary antithrombin deficiency are at increased risk of developing an abnormal blood clot during pregnancy or soon after delivery. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Hereditary antithrombin deficiency is estimated to occur in about 1 in 2,000 to 3,000 individuals. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Of people who have experienced an abnormal blood clot, about 1 in 20 to 200 have hereditary antithrombin deficiency. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Hereditary antithrombin deficiency is caused by mutations in the SERPINC1 gene. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Most of the mutations that cause hereditary antithrombin deficiency change single protein building blocks (amino acids) in antithrombin, which disrupts its ability to control blood clotting. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Brouwer JL, Lijfering WM, Ten Kate MK, Kluin-Nelemans HC, Veeger NJ, van der Meer J. High long-term absolute risk of recurrent venous thromboembolism in patients with hereditary deficiencies of protein S, protein C or antithrombin. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Role of antithrombin concentrate in treatment of hereditary antithrombin deficiency. (medscape.com)
  • In a cohort study containing three cohorts of families with a hereditary deficiencies of protein C, protein S, and antithrombin III, compared with nondeficient family members, subjects with protein S or protein C deficiency but not antithrombin III deficiency had a higher risk for arterial thromboembolism before 55 years of age that was independent of their history of prior venous thromboembolism [4]. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Thrombate III (Antithrombin III [Human]) is a form of protein found in the blood used to treat patients with hereditary antithrombin III deficiency in connection with surgical or obstetrical procedures or when they suffer from thromboembolism . (rxlist.com)
  • This medication is a recombinant human antithrombin, prescribed for prevention of surgical and peri-partum thromboembolic events in hereditary antithrombin deficient patients. (medindia.net)
  • Antithrombin deficiency is a hereditary disease causing low levels or defects of antithrombin, a blood protein required for controlling clot formation. (sciencebasedmedicine.org)
  • Prevention of peri-operative and peri-partum thromboembolic events in hereditary antithrombin deficient patients. (kegg.jp)
  • It is not for treatment of thromboembolic events in hereditary antithrombin deficient patients. (kegg.jp)
  • Treatment of patients with hereditary antithrombin III deficiency (AT-III) in surgical or obstetrical procedures and thromboembolism. (psychiatryadvisor.com)
  • PubMed is a searchable database of medical literature and lists journal articles that discuss Hereditary antithrombin deficiency type 2. (nih.gov)
  • Concentrates of AT are used in the prophylaxis and treatment of thromboembolic disorders in patients with acquired or hereditary antithrombin deficiency. (google.com)
  • Antithrombin III deficiency (abbreviated ATIII deficiency) is a deficiency of antithrombin III. (wikipedia.org)
  • The complete amino acid sequence of bovine antithrombin (ATIII). (nih.gov)
  • How is acquired antithrombin III (ATIII) deficiency treated? (medscape.com)
  • Antithrombin III (ATIII) is a nonvitamin K-dependent protease that inhibits coagulation by neutralizing the enzymatic activity of thrombin (factors IIa, IXa, Xa). (medscape.com)
  • What are the sexual predilections of antithrombin III (ATIII) deficiency? (medscape.com)
  • ATryn® (also known as ATIII) is a recombinant form of human antithrombin. (xvivo.net)
  • To examine the biological characteristics of a novel glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) conjugate, in which an antithrombin III (ATIII)-binding pentasaccharide is conjugated to d-Ala(8) GLP-1 using a tetraethylene glycol linker. (sigmaaldrich.com)
  • Also known as Antithrombin-III (ATIII) (Serpin C1). (mybiosource.com)
  • Replacement therapy with antithrombin III (ATIII) concentrate has been hypothesized to be a means for attenuating DIC, since ATIII is rapidly consumed during DIC. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Once a person is diagnosed with antithrombin III deficiency, all close family members should be screened for this disorder. (medlineplus.gov)
  • ATryn (antithrombin recombinant). (drugs.com)
  • The recombinant human antithrombin is marketed under the brand name ATryn. (sciencebasedmedicine.org)
  • This trial investigated the effects of recombinant antithrombin (ATryn®), a man-made version of antithrombin, a protein molecule found in blood that is produced by the liver, regulates the coagulation system, and has anti-inflammatory properties. (brightsurf.com)
  • The primary objective of the study is to explore the efficacy and safety of ATryn® (antithrombin alfa) for the treatment of disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) associated with severe sepsis, when administered by continuous intravenous (IV) infusion over five days. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Trend to efficacy and safety using antithrombin concentrate in prevention of thrombosis in children receiving l-asparaginase for acute lymphoblastic leukemia. (medscape.com)
  • Congenital antithrombin deficiency in patients with splanchnic vein thrombosis. (medscape.com)
  • USPRwire, Wed Jul 17 2019] Thrombosis drugs help in the prevention or inhibition of thrombus, by mimicking the role of antithrombin , a protein molecule produced in the body, which helps clotting of the blood. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Once a patient with congenital antithrombin III deficiency has developed thrombosis, anticoagulation is more strongly indicated. (medscape.com)
  • Particularly in cases of fetal or umbilical thrombosis as the cause of the miscarriage, it is important to consider antithrombin III deficiency, along with protein C or protein S deficiency and AP antibody syndrome. (medscape.com)
  • Women who are antithrombin III-deficient heterozygotes are at an increased risk of thrombosis when taking OCs, which have also been implicated in causing some decrease in antithrombin III level. (medscape.com)
  • Having examined a family in which several members had sustained venous thrombosis, he demonstrated that antithrombin activity was clearly subnormal in the affected members. (unboundmedicine.com)
  • A history of unexplained venous thrombosis in a patient less than 50 years of age with a family history of venous thrombosis should prompt consideration of antithrombin deficiency. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • First, venous thrombosis with antithrombin deficiency typically occurs in otherwise healthy individuals at approximately 30 years of age. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • Venous thrombosis associated with antithrombin deficiency may occur in unusual locations, such as the portal vein, mesenteric vein, superior sagittal sinus, or arm veins and in multiple veins simultaneously. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • Any of these indicators of unusual venous thrombosis should prompt consideration of antithrombin deficiency. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • Antithrombin levels may also be transiently decreased in patients with extensive venous thrombosis, portal vein thrombosis or disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) due to consumption of antithrombin in the clotting process. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • Genetic testing for antithrombin mutations is not routinely done, as there are many different mutations that can cause antithrombin deficiency, the cost of testing is high, clinical availability is low, and definitive diagnosis is poor, unless the mutation is previously well described and known to be associated with deficiency and increased risk of venous thrombosis. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • Does Antithrombin Deficiency Predict Initial or Recurrent Venous Thrombosis or Change Recommendations for Antithrombotic Therapy? (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • Patients with antithrombin deficiency have approximately a five- to ten-fold increased risk of developing venous thrombosis, compared to individuals without inherited thrombophilia, and tend to develop venous thrombosis at a younger age, but most individuals with antithrombin deficiency never develop venous thrombosis. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • The symptoms seen in antithrombin deficiency largely depends on the site of clot formation (thrombosis). (healthhype.com)
  • Antithrombin is a crucial anticoagulant serpin whose even moderate deficiency significantly increases the risk of thrombosis. (sigmaaldrich.com)
  • Our study opens new perspectives in the search of new genetic defects involved in antithrombin deficiency and the risk of thrombosis as well as in the design of new antithrombotic treatments. (sigmaaldrich.com)
  • Drs. Tanaka and Sniecinski have correctly highlighted antithrombin deficiency as a possible component in the etiology of systemic thrombosis after cardiopulmonary bypass. (asahq.org)
  • Thrombosis is a medical condition resulting from a low level of antithrombin that results in the obstruction of blood flow owing to the clots formed in the blood vessels. (researchandmarkets.com)
  • Our Thrombate III (Antithrombin III [Human]) Side Effects Drug Center provides a comprehensive view of available drug information on the potential side effects when taking this medication. (rxlist.com)
  • Patients received 100 units/kg of ideal body weight of antithrombin III (Thrombate III ® ) at time zero, repeated 12 h later, and daily for three days. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Antithrombin is a natural anticoagulant that inhibits thrombin (factor IIa), factor Xa, and other serine proteases in the coagulation cascade. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Antithrombin is a natural anticoagulant that plays an important role in controlling the formation of blood clots. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Antithrombin III is an anticoagulant. (healthhype.com)
  • It has been proposed that natural inhibitors of coagulation, including activated protein C, antithrombin, and tissue factor pathway inhibitor, exert lung-protective effects via anticoagulant and possibly anti-inflammatory pathways. (nih.gov)
  • Antithrombin (AT), a naturally occurring anticoagulant, is a vitamin K-independent glycoprotein that functions as an irreversible inhibitor of thrombin and factor Xa in the coagulation cascade. (ptcommunity.com)
  • 5 Intravascular fluidity, however, may be maintained by the balance between low procoagulant (fibrinogen, platelet) and low anticoagulant levels (antithrombin, protein C and S, thrombomodulin). (asahq.org)
  • Antithrombin, also known as Antithrombin III is a protien present in human blood that acts as an anticoagulant or blood thinner. (researchandmarkets.com)
  • This low level of antithrombin III can cause abnormal blood clots (thrombi) that can block blood flow and damage organs. (medlineplus.gov)
  • The health care provider can also order a blood test to check if you have a low level of antithrombin III. (medlineplus.gov)
  • The doctor can also order a blood test check if you have a low level of antithrombin III. (stlukes-stl.com)
  • If our body has low level of antithrombin then we will have a quick and easy process of clotting after an injury, however if the level is high it would mean that the person suffers from a more acute tendency of bleeding. (healthwatchcenter.com)
  • This test would determine the protein level in your blood, and whether or not the level of antithrombin present in your blood is functioning properly both of which are usually expressed in percentage. (healthwatchcenter.com)
  • Congenital antithrombin III deficiency is a genetic disorder that causes the blood to clot more than normal. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Congenital antithrombin III deficiency is an inherited disease. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Congenital antithrombin III deficiency is an autosomal dominant disorder in which an individual inherits one copy of the SERPINC1 (also called AT3 ) gene on chromosome 1q25.1, which encodes antithrombin III. (medscape.com)
  • Severe congenital antithrombin III deficiency, in which the individual inherits two defective genes, is a rare autosomal recessive condition associated with increased thrombogenesis, typically noted in the neonatal period or early infancy. (medscape.com)
  • No sex-related difference is noted in terms of the prevalence of congenital antithrombin III deficiency. (medscape.com)
  • Antithrombin III deficiency, like other congenital procoagulant defects, may contribute to an increased risk of spontaneous abortions. (medscape.com)
  • [2] The normal antithrombin concentration in human blood plasma is approximately 0.12 mg/ml, which is equivalent to a molar concentration of 2.3 μM. (bionity.com)
  • With type 1, normal antithrombin is produced, but the quantity made is insufficient. (labtestsonline.org.uk)
  • Patients with antithrombin deficiency are typically heterozygotes with 1 abnormal and 1 normal antithrombin gene, resulting in an autosomal dominant heredity pattern (male and female, each generation showing disorder). (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • Even just half the normal antithrombin levels are sufficient to lead to abnormal clotting. (healthhype.com)
  • The Mouse Thrombin-antithrombin (TAT) complexes ELISA Kit (Colorimetric) measures mouse Thrombin-antithrombin (TAT) complexes in plasma, cell culture. (fishersci.com)
  • Your search returned 79 antithrombin III ELISA ELISA Kit across 1 supplier. (biocompare.com)
  • AT-III (Human) is an antithrombin concentrate prepared from pooled human plasma. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Objective: The aims of the study reported here were to provide data from six pregnant subjects who were enrolled in a clinical trial of antithrombin (AT) concentrate, discuss other published case series and case reports, and provide general guidance for the use of AT concentrate for inherited AT deficiency in pregnancy. (harvard.edu)
  • This complex could also be observed by the same technique after incubation of purified thrombin in the presence of antithrombin III and S protein. (biomedsearch.com)
  • 1,2 In the presence of antithrombin deficiency, overall thrombin production is increased. (asahq.org)
  • The presence of antithrombin in the blood stream is extremely critical as it helps to prevent clotting of blood. (researchandmarkets.com)
  • Antithrombin is a serpin (serine protease inhibitor). (bionity.com)
  • Administration of activated protein C, antithrombin, and tissue factor pathway inhibitor significantly limited these procoagulant changes. (nih.gov)
  • Plasmatic activity of antithrombin (AT), a physiological coagulation inhibitor with anti-inflammatory properties, is a marker of severity validated in sepsis. (biomedcentral.com)
  • The role of antithrombin deficiency should also be interpreted in light of the thrombin inhibitor. (asahq.org)
  • Antithrombin III is an inhibitor of Factors IXa, Xa, XI and XIIa, as well as of thrombin. (google.com)
  • Rats infected with S. pneumoniae had increased thrombin-antithrombin complexes in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid, with decreased levels of antithrombin activity and fibrin degradation products. (nih.gov)
  • This observation indicated the formation of a ternary S protein-thrombin-antithrombin III (STAT) complex in serum. (biomedsearch.com)
  • Owing to the association of S protein with the thrombin-antithrombin III (TAT) complex, the STAT complex assembled in vitro exhibited a higher Mr than the TAT complex as judged by polyacrylamide-gradient-gel electrophoresis in the absence of SDS. (biomedsearch.com)
  • Thrombin-antithrombin, anti-Xa and antithrombin levels in plasma were measured. (lu.se)
  • LS-F40398 is a 96-well enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) for the Quantitative detection of Porcine Thrombin / Antithrombin Complex in samples of Plasma and Serum. (lsbio.com)
  • It is based upon a Sandwich assay principle and can be used to detect levels of Thrombin / Antithrombin Complex as low as 46.875 picograms per milliliter. (lsbio.com)
  • This gene provides instructions for producing a protein called antithrombin (previously known as antithrombin III). (medlineplus.gov)
  • It occurs when a person receives one abnormal copy of the antithrombin III gene from a parent with the disease. (medlineplus.gov)
  • The abnormal gene leads to a low level of the antithrombin III protein. (medlineplus.gov)
  • There are many different mutations in the antithrombin gene that can lead to inherited AT deficiency. (stoptheclot.org)
  • Put a human antithrombin gene in goats, milk them, isolate the human antithrombin protein from the milk, and voila! (sciencebasedmedicine.org)
  • Antithrombin deficiency in three Japanese families: one novel and two reported point mutations in the antithrombin gene. (nih.gov)
  • More than 120 mutations have been identified for this gene, many of which are known to cause antithrombin-III deficiency. (genetex.com)
  • Most cases with antithrombin deficiency carried genetic defects affecting exons or flanking regions of SERPINC1.We aimed to identify regulatory mutations inSERPINC1 through sequencing the promoter, intron 1 and 2 of this gene in 23 patients with antithrombin deficiency but without known genetic defects. (sigmaaldrich.com)
  • The prevalence of antithrombin deficiency is estimated at ~0.02 to 0.2% of the general population, and 1-5% of patients with venous thromboembolism. (wikipedia.org)
  • A clinical suspicion for antithrombin deficiency can be made in patients with: 1. (wikipedia.org)
  • H.W. Pratt, Alterations in plasma antithrombin III activity in patients with myocardial infarction. (springer.com)
  • Acutely ill patients may have an antithrombin deficiency, resulting in an inaccurately low aPTT and undue coagulation (Zehnder, Price, & Jin, 2012). (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Common conditions that result in acquired antithrombin III deficiency include disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) , microangiopathic hemolytic anemias due to endothelial damage (ie, hemolytic-uremic syndrome ), veno-occlusive disease (VOD) (in patients undergoing bone marrow transplantation ), sepsis, liver disease, and nephrotic syndrome. (medscape.com)
  • In these patients, replacement of antithrombin III using antithrombin III concentrates or fresh frozen plasma is recommended. (medscape.com)
  • The study involved 58 VTE patients under age 45 years, 45 of whom had at least one inherited risk factor, including 14 with antithrombin III deficiency. (medscape.com)
  • While patients are off oral anticoagulants, they are given preventive treatment with antithrombin derived from pooled human blood. (sciencebasedmedicine.org)
  • It has been approved by the FDA for patients with antithrombin deficiency who are undergoing surgery or childbirth. (sciencebasedmedicine.org)
  • It is used to treat patients with low levels of antithrombin III. (ahealthyme.com)
  • Patients with severe hepatocellular liver disease or nephrotic syndrome may have reduced antithrombin levels due, respectively, to reduced production or loss of the protein in the urine. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • Patients on warfarin or direct thrombin inhibitors, such as argatroban, bivalirudin, or dabigatran, may have falsely high antithrombin levels, so it is better to wait until the patient is off these medications and has a normal prothrombin time before measuring antithrombin activity. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • But in patients with liver cirrhosis, where low levels of total antithrombin activity were observed, the relative contribution of antithrombin III was found to be noticeably lower. (bmj.com)
  • 20 Unlike the goal in patients with AT deficiency, the optimal antithrombin level is not clearly defined for these off-label indications. (ptcommunity.com)
  • Lai KN, Yin JA, Yuen PM, Li PK (1990) Protein C, protein S, and antithrombin III levels in patients on continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis and hemodialysis. (springer.com)
  • Mori R, Triolo L, De Stefano V, Giusti BP, De Sole P, Leone G (1988) Plasma levels and loss of antithrombin III in chronic ambulatory peritoneal dialysis and nephrotic patients. (springer.com)
  • Fibrinogen and antithrombin III may have an important etiologic role in the prognosis of patients with angina pectoris. (ahajournals.org)
  • 4 In patients with endocarditis, prolonged CPB, or both, plasma antithrombin levels may become critically low. (asahq.org)
  • Inadequate amount of antithrombin is called type I and type II is associated with normal levels of antithrombin but reduced activity levels in case of affected patients blood. (researchandmarkets.com)
  • There was an increased risk of AAP in patients using gastric acid-suppressing agents and antithrombin (AT) supplementation. (ovid.com)
  • There are 2 main types of antithrombin deficiency (AT deficiency), depending on which of these two tests results is low. (stoptheclot.org)
  • There are two types of antithrombin deficiency - type I and type II. (healthhype.com)
  • Individuals with this condition do not have enough functional antithrombin to inactivate clotting proteins, which results in the increased risk of developing abnormal blood clots. (medlineplus.gov)
  • One genetic defect, c.42-1060_-1057dupTTGA, was a new low prevalent polymorphism (MAF: 0.01) with functional consequences on plasma antithrombin levels. (sigmaaldrich.com)
  • Serpin C1/Antithrombin-III " has 8 results in Products. (rndsystems.com)
  • The purpose of this study is to determine the safety and effectiveness of human-derived antithrombin III (AT-III [Human]) supplementation prior to high-risk, non-emergency, cardiac surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB). (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Systemic Thromboses after Cardiopulmonary Bypass: Is It Thrombin or Antithrombin? (asahq.org)
  • 1,2 They point out the possible role of antithrombin deficiency in these scenarios: This is applicable, given the settings of endocarditis, disseminated intravascular coagulation, and prolonged cardiopulmonary bypass. (asahq.org)
  • Assay of progressive antithrombin in plasma. (springer.com)
  • The most useful test for evaluating possible antithrombin deficiency is an antithrombin activity assay. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • LS-F15375 is a 96-well enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) for the Quantitative detection of Chicken Antithrombin-III. (lsbio.com)
  • In mammals, there is normally occurring anti-thrombin activity (antithrombin III), which can be distinguished from autoimmune anti-thrombin. (wikipedia.org)
  • Antithrombin blocks the activity of proteins that promote blood clotting, especially a protein called thrombin. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Thrombin inhibitory activity of fractions obtained by gel filtration of Antithrombin III deficient plasma. (springer.com)
  • Comparison of progressive antithrombin activity and the concentrations of three thrombin inhibitors in human plasma. (springer.com)
  • In antithrombin III deficiency, however, the activity of LMWH is not as reliable as in an otherwise healthy person. (medscape.com)
  • The antithrombin activity and antigen tests are used to help find out what may be causing abnormal blood clots in your body. (rochester.edu)
  • The antithrombin activity test measures how well the protein inhibits thrombin. (rochester.edu)
  • In both type 1 and type 2 AT deficiency, the antithrombin activity test shows a low result because you don't have as much working antithrombin as you should have. (rochester.edu)
  • When the AT activity test shows that levels are low, the antithrombin antigen test can then be used to find out whether the deficiency is type 1 or type 2. (rochester.edu)
  • The antithrombin activity test determines whether the antithrombin that is present actually works. (stoptheclot.org)
  • Once a patient is off warfarin the antithrombin activity test should be repeated. (stoptheclot.org)
  • Antithrombin activity is preferred over antithrombin antigen assays, as activity assays detect both low levels of antithrombin production and abnormal or dysfunctional antithrombin that leads to low activity, even though antigen levels may be normal. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • Typically, an antithrombin activity of less than about 75% of normal suggests a possible antithrombin deficiency. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • If the antithrombin activity is low, it should be repeated to confirm the finding prior to establishing a diagnosis of antithrombin deficiency. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • If the patient has confirmed low antithrombin activity, antithrombin antigen levels can be run to determine whether the patient has type 1 antithrombin deficiency (i.e., low levels of activity and antigen indicative of decreased production of antithrombin) or type 2 (i.e., low levels of activity with normal antigen indicative of an abnormal antithrombin molecule). (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • Wait at least 10 days after the medications have been stopped before measuring antithrombin activity. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • Wait until the patient has recovered from the current thrombotic episode before measuring antithrombin activity. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • In healthy subjects antithrombin III was shown to account for about 70% of the total antithrombin activity. (bmj.com)
  • Pharmacological characterization and antidiabetic activity of a long-acting glucagon-like peptide-1 analogue conjugated to an antithrombin III-binding pentasaccharide. (sigmaaldrich.com)
  • The risk of cardiac events was positively related to baseline measurements of fibrinogen (risk ratio per SD [RR] increase 1.29, 95% confidence interval [CI] 0.99 to 1.68, P =.06) and negatively related to antithrombin III activity measurements (RR 0.75, 95% CI 0.59 to 0.95, P =.02). (ahajournals.org)
  • Comparison of antithrombin activity of the polysulphate chitosan derivatives in in vivo and in vitro system. (semanticscholar.org)
  • The global antithrombin market revenue is expected to register a moderate CAGR over the forecast period. (pharmiweb.com)
  • The global antithrombin market report has been segmented on the basis of application, source, form, and region. (pharmiweb.com)
  • On the basis of source, the global antithrombin market is segmented based on human, goat milk, and other. (pharmiweb.com)
  • Some prominent players in the global antithrombin market are Grifols, Shire Plc. (pharmiweb.com)
  • The Global Antithrombin Market is expected to reach a market value of US$ 725.2 mn by 2026 from its value of US$ 490.4 mn in 2018. (medgadget.com)
  • Geographically, the global antithrombin market is anticipated to show the fastest growth in Asia Pacific. (medgadget.com)
  • The global antithrombin market was dominated by three major companies namely SCL Behring, Grifols, and Shire. (medgadget.com)
  • We have previously shown that reduced antithrombin levels greatly enhance the rate and peak level of thrombin generation. (asahq.org)
  • Rabbit anti mouse antithrombin III IgG fraction HRP labeled is a horseradish peroxidase labeled polyclonal antibody (host rabbit) to mouse antithrombin. (innov-research.com)
  • Amongst the 18 tested for an underlying thrombophilia, four (40.0%) had protein C deficiency, five (50.0%) had protein S deficiency, and two (33.3%) had antithrombin deficiency. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • R.H. Yue, M.M. Gertler, T. Staar, R. Koutrouby, Alteration of plasma antithrombin III levels in ischemic heart disease. (springer.com)
  • Natural oestrogens and antithrombin-III levels. (springer.com)
  • Prognostic value of initial antithrombin levels in neonatal sepsis. (biomedsearch.com)
  • OBJECTIVES: We determined whether initial antithrombin (AT) levels help in diagnosis and prognosis of neonatal sepsis. (biomedsearch.com)
  • If antithrombin levels are low, a person will have a tendency to clot more easily. (stoptheclot.org)
  • If antithrombin levels are too high, a person could, theoretically, have a bleeding tendency. (stoptheclot.org)
  • However, elevated levels of antithrombin do not appear to cause bleeding or have any clinical significance. (stoptheclot.org)
  • How are Antithrombin Levels Measured? (stoptheclot.org)
  • Healthy newborns have only half the antithrombin levels of adults, but gradually reach the adult levels by 6 months of age. (stoptheclot.org)
  • There are also several conditions under which a person temporarily has low antithrombin levels (see table, numbers 4-8), but levels return to normal once the condition has resolved. (stoptheclot.org)
  • Antithrombin levels are remarkably similar in all humans. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • It is due to absent or deficient levels of antithrombin III in the blood. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Incubation of HepG2 with paricalcitol, a vitamin D analog, increased dose-dependently the levels of SERPINC1transcripts and antithrombin released to the conditioned medium. (sigmaaldrich.com)
  • It is important to note for an average healthy adult the result should be typically 80%-120% and also that healthy new born babies have only the half of antithrombin levels of an average healthy adult. (healthwatchcenter.com)
  • Defeciency or low levels of antithrombin can lead to higher rate of clotting and excess of antithrombin can result in excessive bleeding. (researchandmarkets.com)
  • Low levels of the protein can be associated with clotting disorders, liver cirrhosis and possibly an inherited disorder known as Antithrombin Deficiency. (babymed.com)
  • PST, at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine's annual meeting, The Pregnancy Meeting™, researchers with The PRESERVE-1 Study Group University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston--McGovern Medical School, Houston, Texas, and Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, present findings of a study titled Randomized double-blind placebo controlled evaluation of the safety and efficacy of recombinant Antithrombin versus placebo in preterm preeclampsia. (brightsurf.com)
  • Rheaume M, Weber F, Durand M, Mahone M. Pregnancy-Related Venous Thromboembolism Risk in Asymptomatic Women With Antithrombin Deficiency: A Systematic Review. (medscape.com)
  • Antithrombin recombinant has been assigned to pregnancy category C by the FDA. (drugs.com)
  • Antithrombin recombinant is only recommended for use during pregnancy when benefit outweighs risk. (drugs.com)
  • With type II antithrombin deficiency, the quantity of antithrombin is normal but it does not function as it should. (healthhype.com)
  • Antithrombin 3 Deficiency, type II (medical condition): Type II Antithrombin deficiency refers the malfunction of a substance that. (rightdiagnosis.com)
  • α-antithrombin is the dominant form of antithrombin found in blood plasma and has an oligosaccharide occupying each of its four glycosylation sites. (bionity.com)
  • A single glycosylation site remains consistently un-occupied in the minor form of antithrombin, β-antithrombin. (bionity.com)
  • The potential glycosylation site at asparagine 135 is not occupied in a minor form of antithrombin, β-antithrombin. (bionity.com)
  • A particular form of antithrombin III, which was first characterized by Wardell et al (Biochemistry 36, 13133-13142, 1997), is known as the latent form (L-AT). (google.com)
  • Antithrombin deficiency is a condition where a natural anti-clotting agent in the blood, known as antithrombin III, is either deficient or dysfunctional. (healthhype.com)
  • Antithrombin testing measures the function and quantity of antithrombin. (labtestsonline.org.uk)
  • With type 2, there is a sufficient quantity of antithrombin produced, but it is dysfunctional. (labtestsonline.org.uk)
  • Measurement and properties of antithrombin. (springer.com)
  • Okajima K, Uchiba M (1998) The anti-inflammatory properties of antithrombin III: new therapeutic implications. (springer.com)
  • Antithrombin (AT) is a small protein molecule that inactivates several enzymes of the coagulation system. (bionity.com)
  • Antithrombin may not be completely deficient for the manifestations of antithrombin deficiency to arise. (healthhype.com)
  • Acquired antithrombin III deficiency is due to decreased production or increased consumption. (medscape.com)
  • Di Minno MN, Dentali F, Lupoli R, Ageno W. Mild antithrombin deficiency and risk of recurrent venous thromboembolism: a prospective cohort study. (medscape.com)
  • Mild Antithrombin Deficiency and Risk of Recurrent Venous Thromboembolism: Results from the MEGA follow-up Study. (medscape.com)
  • The antithrombin antigen test measures how much antithrombin protein your body has made, regardless of how well it functions. (rochester.edu)
  • If the follow-up antithrombin antigen test shows a lower-than-normal result, then you probably have a type 1 deficiency. (rochester.edu)
  • The antithrombin antigen test determines how much of the protein is present in the blood. (stoptheclot.org)
  • A high antithrombin level is not associated with bleeding disorders, but it could be an indication of anabolic steroid use. (babymed.com)
  • There were no reported safety events related to Recombinant Antithrombin" Future studies should investigate different novel targeted therapies to improve outcome in such pregnancies. (brightsurf.com)
  • The dysfunctional antithrombin can therefore not act against activated clotting factors. (healthhype.com)
  • U. Hedner, I.M. Nilsson, Antithrombin III in clinical material. (springer.com)
  • The primary objective of this clinical study was to compare the percentage of subjects with any component of a 7 item major morbidity composite (postoperative mortality, stroke, acute kidney injury ([AKI]), surgical re-exploration, arterial or venous thromboembolic event, prolonged mechanical ventilation, or infection) between 2 groups of subjects randomly allocated to receive preoperative supplementation of AT-III (Human) (Antithrombin-III ([Human ]) or Placebo. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Hypersensitivity to any ingredient in antithrombin (recombinant), or to goat or goat milk proteins. (medindia.net)
  • Antithrombin is a plasma protein with anti-coagulative and anti-inflammatory properties that, like many other proteins currently derived from human blood supply, has been difficult to manufacture using conventional recombinant protein production methods. (xvivo.net)
  • Antithrombin replaces proteins to stop and treat blood clots. (loveysmarket.com)
  • Acquired antithrombin deficiencies may occur at any age. (labtestsonline.org.uk)
  • To have a considerable amount of awareness from a layman's level we must know certain facts about antithrombin deficiencies. (healthwatchcenter.com)
  • All antithrombins are serpins , however only AT III and possibly AT I are medically significant. (bionity.com)
  • It is thought the trapping of protease enzymes in inactive antithrombin-protease complexes results as a consequence of their attack of the reactive bond. (bionity.com)