Antithrombins: 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.Antithrombin Proteins: 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.Heparin: 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.Laboratories: Facilities equipped to carry out investigative procedures.Antithrombin III: 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.Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures: Methods, procedures, and tests performed to diagnose disease, disordered function, or disability.Menu PlanningPlasticizers: 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.Laboratory Animal Science: The science and technology dealing with the procurement, breeding, care, health, and selection of animals used in biomedical research and testing.Abbreviations as Topic: Shortened forms of written words or phrases used for brevity.Antithrombin III Deficiency: An absence or reduced level of Antithrombin III leading to an increased risk for thrombosis.Blood Coagulation Tests: Laboratory tests for evaluating the individual's clotting mechanism.Thrombin: An enzyme formed from PROTHROMBIN that converts FIBRINOGEN to FIBRIN.Cattle: 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.Protein S Deficiency: 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)Encyclopedias as Topic: 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)Thrombosis: Formation and development of a thrombus or blood clot in the blood vessel.Aptamers, Nucleotide: Nucleotide sequences, generated by iterative rounds of SELEX APTAMER TECHNIQUE, that bind to a target molecule specifically and with high affinity.SELEX Aptamer Technique: A method of generating a large library of randomized nucleotides and selecting NUCLEOTIDE APTAMERS by iterative rounds of in vitro selection. A modified procedure substitutes AMINO ACIDS in place of NUCLEOTIDES to make PEPTIDE APTAMERS.Aptamers, Peptide: Peptide sequences, generated by iterative rounds of SELEX APTAMER TECHNIQUE, that bind to a target molecule specifically and with high affinity.Fibrinogen: Plasma glycoprotein clotted by thrombin, composed of a dimer of three non-identical pairs of polypeptide chains (alpha, beta, gamma) held together by disulfide bonds. Fibrinogen clotting is a sol-gel change involving complex molecular arrangements: whereas fibrinogen is cleaved by thrombin to form polypeptides A and B, the proteolytic action of other enzymes yields different fibrinogen degradation products.Eosine I Bluish: A red fluorescein dye used as a histologic stain. It may be cytotoxic, mutagenic, and inhibit certain mitochondrial functions.Fluoresceins: 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.Fluorescein: 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.Protein Conformation: 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).Receptors, Thrombin: 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.Antibodies: 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).Goats: Any of numerous agile, hollow-horned RUMINANTS of the genus Capra, in the family Bovidae, closely related to the SHEEP.Antibodies, Monoclonal: Antibodies produced by a single clone of cells.Antibody Specificity: 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.Factor Xa: Activated form of factor X that participates in both the intrinsic and extrinsic pathways of blood coagulation. It catalyzes the conversion of prothrombin to thrombin in conjunction with other cofactors.Dental Caries Activity Tests: Diagnostic tests conducted in order to measure the increment of active DENTAL CARIES over a period of time.Dithioerythritol: A compound that, along with its isomer, Cleland's reagent (DITHIOTHREITOL), is used for the protection of sulfhydryl groups against oxidation to disulfides and for the reduction of disulfides to sulfhydryl groups.Cerebrospinal Fluid: A watery fluid that is continuously produced in the CHOROID PLEXUS and circulates around the surface of the BRAIN; SPINAL CORD; and in the CEREBRAL VENTRICLES.Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay: An immunoassay utilizing an antibody labeled with an enzyme marker such as horseradish peroxidase. While either the enzyme or the antibody is bound to an immunosorbent substrate, they both retain their biologic activity; the change in enzyme activity as a result of the enzyme-antibody-antigen reaction is proportional to the concentration of the antigen and can be measured spectrophotometrically or with the naked eye. Many variations of the method have been developed.Blood Coagulation: The process of the interaction of BLOOD COAGULATION FACTORS that results in an insoluble FIBRIN clot.Peptide Hydrolases: Hydrolases that specifically cleave the peptide bonds found in PROTEINS and PEPTIDES. Examples of sub-subclasses for this group include EXOPEPTIDASES and ENDOPEPTIDASES.Fibrinolysis: The natural enzymatic dissolution of FIBRIN.Hemostasis: 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.Fibrin Fibrinogen Degradation Products: Soluble protein fragments formed by the proteolytic action of plasmin on fibrin or fibrinogen. FDP and their complexes profoundly impair the hemostatic process and are a major cause of hemorrhage in intravascular coagulation and fibrinolysis.Venous Thrombosis: The formation or presence of a blood clot (THROMBUS) within a vein.CitratesUltrasonography, Doppler: Ultrasonography applying the Doppler effect, with frequency-shifted ultrasound reflections produced by moving targets (usually red blood cells) in the bloodstream along the ultrasound axis in direct proportion to the velocity of movement of the targets, to determine both direction and velocity of blood flow. (Stedman, 25th ed)Ultrasonography, Doppler, Color: Ultrasonography applying the Doppler effect, with the superposition of flow information as colors on a gray scale in a real-time image. This type of ultrasonography is well-suited to identifying the location of high-velocity flow (such as in a stenosis) or of mapping the extent of flow in a certain region.Coronary Thrombosis: Coagulation of blood in any of the CORONARY VESSELS. The presence of a blood clot (THROMBUS) often leads to MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION.Ultrasonography: The visualization of deep structures of the body by recording the reflections or echoes of ultrasonic pulses directed into the tissues. Use of ultrasound for imaging or diagnostic purposes employs frequencies ranging from 1.6 to 10 megahertz.Ultrasonography, Doppler, Pulsed: Ultrasonography applying the Doppler effect, with velocity detection combined with range discrimination. Short bursts of ultrasound are transmitted at regular intervals and the echoes are demodulated as they return.Universal Precautions: Prudent standard preventive measures to be taken by professional and other health personnel in contact with persons afflicted with a communicable disease, to avoid contracting the disease by contagion or infection. Precautions are especially applicable in the diagnosis and care of AIDS patients.Recombinant Proteins: Proteins prepared by recombinant DNA technology.Recombinant Fusion Proteins: Recombinant proteins produced by the GENETIC TRANSLATION of fused genes formed by the combination of NUCLEIC ACID REGULATORY SEQUENCES of one or more genes with the protein coding sequences of one or more genes.Molecular Sequence Data: Descriptions of specific amino acid, carbohydrate, or nucleotide sequences which have appeared in the published literature and/or are deposited in and maintained by databanks such as GENBANK, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), National Biomedical Research Foundation (NBRF), or other sequence repositories.DNA, Recombinant: Biologically active DNA which has been formed by the in vitro joining of segments of DNA from different sources. It includes the recombination joint or edge of a heteroduplex region where two recombining DNA molecules are connected.Amino Acid Sequence: The order of amino acids as they occur in a polypeptide chain. This is referred to as the primary structure of proteins. It is of fundamental importance in determining PROTEIN CONFORMATION.Cloning, Molecular: The insertion of recombinant DNA molecules from prokaryotic and/or eukaryotic sources into a replicating vehicle, such as a plasmid or virus vector, and the introduction of the resultant hybrid molecules into recipient cells without altering the viability of those cells.
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 ...
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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. . ...
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 ...
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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
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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 ...
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 ...
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... 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
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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INTENDED USE: BIOPHEN H-CoII kit is a chromogenic assay for measuring Heparin Cofactor II activity in human plasma or in purified systems, using a chromogenic method, manual or automated, based on the inhibition of a constant but in excess amount of thrombin. TEST PRINCIPLE: Heparin Cofactor II is an anticoagulant protein which inhibits specifically thrombin. This inhibition is highly enhanced by glycoaminoglycans such as Dermatan Sulfate (1). By contrast with Heparin, Dermatan Sulfate activates specifically Heparin Cofactor II (7). The BIOPHEN H-CoII assay is a chromogenic method based on the inhibition of a constant and in excess amount of thrombin, by the tested Heparin Cofactor II in presence of dermatan sulfate, and measurement of residual thrombin by its amidolytic activity on a thrombin specific chromogenic substrate (SIIa-01). pNA is then released from the substrate. The amount of pNA released is directly related to the residual thrombin activity. There is an inverse relationship
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Background. This study assessed the feasibility of replacing intravenous (i.v.) dalteparin with the direct thrombin inhibitor (DTI) melagatran administered via dialysis fluid in patients undergoing haemodialysis, and also examined the pharmacokinetics of melagatran with and without dialysis.. Methods. During two 4 h haemodialysis sessions, 10 adult patients were administered i.v. dalteparin. During two subsequent sessions, melagatran was administered as an i.v. bolus before dialysis, and in the dialysis fluid. The pharmacokinetics of melagatran administered as a bolus before dialysis, and of i.v. melagatran during a dialysis-free day, were studied. Dialysis performances were evaluated from clinical criteria including clot formation in the dialyzer and bloodlines, pre-post dialyzer pressures and iohexol clearance. Anticoagulant efficacy was evaluated from dialysis success.. Results. All dialysis sessions were successful, with no apparent difference in clot formation between the two treatments. ...
Dabigatran etexilate, a prodrug of dabigatran, which reversibly inhibits the active site of thrombin, has an oral bioavailability of ≈6%.39 After oral administration, dabigatran etexilate is rapidly and completely converted to dabigatran by esterases. Plasma levels of dabigatran peak ≈2 hours after drug administration. Dabigatran has a half-life of 14 to 17 hours, which permits once- or twice-daily administration, and ≈80% of the drug is excreted unchanged by the kidneys. Dabigatran etexilate is a substrate of the P-glycoprotein (P-gp) transporter. This efflux transporter is highly expressed in the intestine and kidneys, and coadministration of potent P-gp inhibitors, such as quinidine, can increase plasma levels of dabigatran by reducing its clearance.37 Consequently, quinidine is contraindicated in patients taking dabigatran etexilate. Coadministration of dabigatran etexilate and amiodarone, a weak P-gp inhibitor, increases dabigatran levels by ≈50% without significantly affecting ...
This study investigated the pharmacikinetics and pharmacodynamics of dabigatran etexilate after switching from enoxaparin sodium to dabigatran etexilate as
Comparisons between dabigatran trough plasma levels as predicted by simulations to those observed in the study are performed to validate the dosing algorithm for Dabigatran Etexilate (DE).. (As the trial was stopped prematurely, EOT may not be 12 weeks after randomisation for most of the patients). Despite the primary endpoint only being assessed in patients who received dabigatran etexilate, Warfarin was included as a comparator treatment in this study in order to facilitate informal comparisons of outcome events, and to look for efficacy signals in this previously unexplored population. ...
Comparisons between dabigatran trough plasma levels as predicted by simulations to those observed in the study are performed to validate the dosing algorithm for Dabigatran Etexilate (DE).. (As the trial was stopped prematurely, EOT may not be 12 weeks after randomisation for most of the patients). Despite the primary endpoint only being assessed in patients who received dabigatran etexilate, Warfarin was included as a comparator treatment in this study in order to facilitate informal comparisons of outcome events, and to look for efficacy signals in this previously unexplored population. ...
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One of the downsides of Dabigatran are lack of a specific inhibitor. This means that if Dabigatran causes bleeding it cannot be directly reversed. A pooled analysis comparing outcomes of patients who were treated with dabigatran and bled to those of patients treated with warfarin was published in Circulation in 2013. Although patients treated with dabigatran tended to be older and to be treated with more anti-platelet agents, they trended to have better outcomes. There are ways, however, to deal with a patient bleeding from Dabigatran. These include time, plasma complex concentrates and tranexamic acid. Neutralizing antibodies are also in development. Read about reversal of direct thrombin inhibitors to learn more.. Surgery can be performed in patient who have received Dabigatran, but time should pass. After dabigatran you should wait 24-72 hours, depending on bleeding risk (low, moderate and high risk). Urgent surgery should never be delayed, even without preparation.. If tPA is needed (such as ...
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Piperazinyl-amide derivatives of N-alpha-(3-trifluoromethyl-benzenesulfonyl)-L-arginine (1) were synthesized as graftable thrombin inhibitors. The possible disturbance of biological activity due to a variable spacer-arm fixed on the N-4 piperazinyl position was evaluated in vitro, against human alpha-thrombin, and in blood coagulation assay. Molecular modelling (in silico analysis) and X-ray diffraction studies of thrombin-inhibitor complexes were also performed. The fixation of bioactive molecules on poly(butylene terephthalate) (PBT) and poly(ethylene terephthalate) (PET) membranes was performed by wet chemistry treatment and evaluated by XPS analysis. Surface grafting of inhibitor 1d improved the membrane hemocompatibility by reducing blood clot formation on the modified surface. ...
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The Food and Drug Administration approved Pradaxa use in October 2010. Shortly after, the agency received a number of reports that the drug causes adverse side effects which are both serious and often fatal.. Pradaxa (dabigatran) is a medication designed to treat patients diagnosed with non-valvular atrial fibrillation. It is included in a class of drugs referred to as direct thrombin inhibitors that work by preventing an enzyme which causes blood to clot. When not treated, blood clots have the tendency to travel through the body to the brain and cause stroke which can in most cases lead to death. Increased concerns associated with Pradaxa use caused the FDA to issue a safety communication in December 2011, warning the public and medical community about the risk of injury and other complications associated with Pradaxa.. Reported side effects of Pradaxa include internal bleeding, caused by the drug hindering kidney function leading to an excess of the drug spreading through the system, brain ...
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The primary role of platelets in arterial thrombotic occlusion has been documented in patients with coronary artery disease1 as well as in animal models.2 3 Besides its central role in the coagulation cascade,4 thrombin is a potent platelet agonist and thus constitutes an interesting target for drugs that would prevent the formation of fibrin- and platelet-rich thrombi induced by thrombin.. Recently, new specific thrombin inhibitors such as hirudin and hirulog, which are derived from Hirudo medicinalis,5 were shown to be promising new antithrombotics in various animal models and tested in clinical situations associated with coronary thrombosis.6 7 8 9 Their superiority over heparin has been predicated on the fact that for a similar prolongation of the activated partial thromboplastin time (aPTT), the specific thrombin inhibitors were more antithrombotic than heparin.10 11 12 13 14 15 16 Today, the aPTT has wide acceptance in clinical use and is used to monitor heparin therapy for the prevention ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Antithrombin during extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in adults. T2 - National survey and retrospective analysis. AU - Iapichino, Giacomo E.. AU - Protti, Alessandro. AU - Andreis, Davide T.. AU - Panigada, Mauro. AU - Artoni, Andrea. AU - Novembrino, Cristina. AU - Pesenti, Antonio. AU - Gattinoni, Luciano. PY - 2019/3/1. Y1 - 2019/3/1. N2 - The impact of antithrombin replacement during extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) in adults remains unclear. This work comprises a survey, showing that antithrombin is routinely supplemented in many Italian ECMO-Centers, and a retrospective analysis on 66 adults treated with veno-venous ECMO and unfractionated heparin at our Institution. Twenty-four to 72 h after the beginning of ECMO, antithrombin activity was ≤70% in 47/66 subjects and activated partial thromboplastin time (aPTT) ratio was ,1.5 in 20/66 subjects. Activated partial thromboplastin time ratio ,1.5 was associated not with lower antithrombin activity (61 ± 17 vs. 63 ...
The interior of the tube wall is coated with lithium heparin, ammonium heparin or sodium heparin. The anticoagulant heparin activates antithrombins, thus blocking the coagulation cascade and producing a whole blood / plasma sample instead of clotted blood plus serum. Plasma separator tubes (PST) are tubes with lithium heparin and gel contain a barrier gel in the tube. The specific gravity of this material lies between that of the blood cells and plasma. During centrifugation the gel barrier moves upwards providing a stable barrier separating the plasma from cells. Plasma may be aspirated directly from the collection tube, eliminating the need for manual transfer to another container. This barrier allows for the stability of certain parameters in the primary tube under the recommended storage conditions for up to 48 hours. Check the heparin additive before use. Do not use heparin plasma tubes for TDM measurements, lithium heparin for lithium determinations, sodium heparin for sodium ...
Novel conjugates of glycosaminoglycans, particularly heparin and dermatan sulfate, and amine containing species and therapeutic uses thereof are described. In particular, mild methods of conjugating heparins to proteins, such as antithrombin III and heparin cofactor II, which provide covalent conjugates which retain maximal biological activity are described. Uses of these conjugates to prevent thrombogenesis, in particular in lung airways, such as found in infant and adult respiratory distress syndrome are also described.
Coronary artery often reoccludes after therapy of acute myocardial infarction with recombinant tissue plasminogen activator rt-PA, most likely due to in situ thrombin generation during thrombolysis. Previous studies with high molecular weight thrombin inhibitors, such as hirudin, have shown variable improvement in the frequency of sustained thrombolysis. This study was conducted to examine the modulation of thrombolysis, indices of thrombin generation and activated partial thromboplastin time (APTT) by a novel low molecular weight direct thrombin inhibitor, inogatran. A stable occlusive intracoronary thrombus was created in 19 dogs. Nine dogs were given an intravenous bolus of saline (group A), and 5 dogs were given inogatran (group B) followed by rapid infusion of rt-PA (1 mg/kg over 20 min), whereas saline or inogatran was continuously infused for 2 hr. Five other dogs were given inogatran (bolus and continuous infusion) only after thrombolysis by rt-PA was obtained (group C). Time to reflow ...
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The optimal antithrombotic therapy for preventing ischemic complications while limiting bleeding risk in patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) who are undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention (pPCI) remains an area of great controversy (1). The quest for an ideal parenteral anticoagulant agent able to replace unfractionated heparin (UFH) has remained an ongoing topic for investigation since the 1990s. Bivalirudin was compared with UFH first in experimental models and then in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD). During this long-lasting journey, contrasting evidence has been accumulated on bivalirudin efficacy and safety profile compared with UFH. After initial promising findings in the early 1990s, HAS/BAS (Hirulog/Bivalirudin Angioplasty Study) published in 1995 (conducted in 1993 to 1994) showed that bivalirudin (bolus of 1.0 mg/kg followed by infusion of 2.5 mg/kg/h for 4 h, then 0.2 mg/kg/h for 14 to 20 h) had similar efficacy but lower bleeding risk than high and ...
A superiority for the anti-clotting drug bivalirudin for treating patients with acute coronary syndromes was detected when this was used as monotherapy, but not when this direct thrombin inhibitor was combined with glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibition. Thus found the ACUITY trial reported to the ACCs Atlanta meeting by Gregg Stone of Columbia University. He told Audio Medica the bottom line finding from the study ...
This study demonstrates that UA/NSTEMI patients who would have been excluded from the randomized enoxaparin trials can be safely treated with a weight-adjusted regimen of subcutaneous enoxaparin, as long as particular attention is paid to age and renal function to further adjust the dosing regimen. The EP population represents a high-risk group of patients who had a fourfold increase in death or MI at 30 days. Hypertension and the use of GP IIb/IIIa inhibitors were the only predictors of bleeding found in our study population.. There is strong evidence that antithrombin therapy is beneficial in UA/NSTEMI patients and that subcutaneous enoxaparin is superior to UH in this setting (1-3). However, this demonstration has been obtained in selected populations, and it is not known whether these results can be applied to all comers who present with UA/NSTEMI, including those who would have been excluded from these randomized trials. Furthermore, the safety of enoxaparin in a population at a high risk ...
Anticoagulants are mainly categorized as herapins, warfarin, low molecular weight heparins (LMWHs), factor Xa inhibitors, and direct thrombin inhibitors (D
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prothrombin (kringle domain-2), antithrombin III fragment. inhibit cell proliferation of endothelial cells. ...
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... it has been found to significantly decrease levels of the anticoagulatory antithrombin III, which may indicate a potential risk ...
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"The anticoagulant activation of antithrombin by heparin". Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States ...
Thromboembolic disorders: particularly those caused by a decrease in blood antithrombin III levels due to leakage. Antithrombin ... Treatment is with oral anticoagulants (not heparin as heparin acts via anti-thrombin 3 which is lost in the proteinuria so it ... is a greater predisposition for the formation of blood clots that is caused by a decrease in the levels of antithrombin III in ... antithrombin or the immunoglobulins to pass through the cell membrane and appear in urine. ...
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).. ...
Some in the late stage also showed increased antithrombin. This form of smallpox occurred in anywhere from 3 to 25 percent ... and an increase in circulating antithrombin. Patients in the late stage had significant thrombocytopenia, and deficiency of ...
"European Regulators Curdle Plans for Goat Milk Human Antithrombin". Retrieved 2006-06-23.. ...
... antithrombin (AT) to inactivate several coagulation factors IIa, Xa, XIa and XIIa. The affinity of unfractionated heparin and ...
In human adults, the normal blood level of antithrombin activity has been measured to be around 1.1 units/mL. Newborn levels of ... Heparin increases the affinity of antithrombin to thrombin (as well as factor Xa). The direct thrombin inhibitors, a newer ... Thrombin is also inactivated by antithrombin, a serine protease inhibitor. The molecular weight of prothrombin is approximately ...
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. ...
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"Antithrombin-S195A factor Xa-heparin structure reveals the allosteric mechanism of antithrombin activation". The EMBO Journal. ... In the dimer (of antithrombin), the RCL and part of the A-sheet incorporates into the A-sheet of another serpin molecule. The ... Similarly, antithrombin can also spontaneously convert to the latent state, as an additional modulation mechanism to its ... For example, after injury to the blood vessel wall, heparin is exposed, and antithrombin is activated to control the clotting ...
... is inhibited by antithrombin. Factor IX expression increases with age in humans and mice. In mouse models mutations ...
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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. ...
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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Antithrombin III (AT III) is a protein that helps control blood clotting. A blood test can determine the amount of AT III ... Antithrombin; AT III; AT 3; Functional antithrombin III; Clotting disorder - AT III; DVT - AT III; Deep vein thrombosis - AT ... Antithrombin III (AT III) is a protein that helps control blood clotting. A blood test can determine the amount of AT III ... Antithrombin III (AT-III) test - diagnostic. In: Chernecky CC, Berger BJ, eds. Laboratory Tests and Diagnostic Procedures. 6th ...
Species: Antithrombin-III (IPR015555). Key Species. Key species. Number of proteins. FASTA. Protein IDs. ...
Antithrombin is also termed Antithrombin III (AT III). The designations Antithrombin I through to Antithrombin IV originate in ... Native antithrombin can be converted to latent antithrombin (L-antithrombin) by heating alone or heating in the presence of ... Type I antithrombin deficiency is characterised by a decrease in both antithrombin activity and antithrombin concentration in ... Type II antithrombin deficiency is characterised by normal antithrombin levels but reduced antithrombin activity in the blood ...
antithrombin synonyms, antithrombin pronunciation, antithrombin translation, English dictionary definition of antithrombin. n ... Related to antithrombin: heparin, Antithrombin deficiency. antithrombin. (ˌæntɪˈθrɒmbɪn) n. biochem a substance that ... Antithrombin - definition of antithrombin by The Free Dictionary https://www.thefreedictionary.com/antithrombin ... They express antithrombin resistance conferring a major susceptibility to thrombosis ([4,5]).. The c.1787G>T and c.1787G>A ...
Advice and warnings for the use of Antithrombin (recombinant) (ATryn) during pregnancy. FDA Pregnancy Category C - Risk cannot ... Antithrombin (recombinant) Breastfeeding Warnings. There are no data on the excretion of antithrombin recombinant into human ... Antithrombin (recombinant) Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings. Antithrombin (recombinant) is also known as: ATryn ... Antithrombin recombinant has been assigned to pregnancy category C by the FDA. Animal studies have failed to reveal evidence of ...
Thrombate III (Antithrombin III [Human]) is a form of protein found in the blood used to treat patients with hereditary ... Our Thrombate III (Antithrombin III [Human]) Side Effects Drug Center provides a comprehensive view of available drug ... Dosage should be determined on an individual basis based on the pre-therapy plasma antithrombin III (AT-III) level, in order to ... antithrombin III deficiency in connection with surgical or obstetrical procedures or when they suffer from thromboembolism. ...
Antithrombin III activity is markedly potentiated by heparin, the principle mechanism by which both heparin and low molecular ... Antithrombin III (ATIII) is a nonvitamin K-dependent protease that inhibits coagulation by lysing thrombin and factor Xa. ... encoded search term (Antithrombin III Deficiency) and Antithrombin III Deficiency What to Read Next on Medscape. Related ... Laboratory studies that can be performed in the workup for antithrombin III deficiency include the following:. * Antithrombin ...
Antithrombin III deficiency (abbreviated ATIII deficiency) is a deficiency of antithrombin III. It is a rare hereditary ... Information on antithrombin from UIUC Non-profit advocacy group for patients and families with antithrombin deficiency. ... ATIII binds to thrombin and then forms the thrombin-anti thrombin complex or TAT complex. This is a major natural pathway of ... Antithrombin Editor: Robert J Kurman, Blausteins Pathology of the Female Genital Tract, Fifth Edition, 2002, Ch. 23, Diseases ...
... 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 ...
Thrombin-antithrombin complex (TAT) is a protein complex of thrombin and antithrombin. Lippi G, Cervellin G, Franchini M, ...
Anti-thrombin aptamers are G-quadruplex-bearing oligonucleotides, which recognizes the exosites of human thrombin. The first ... anti-thrombin aptamer, TBA, was generated through via SELEX (Systematic Evolution of Ligands by Exponential Enrichment) ...
No sex-related difference is noted in terms of the prevalence of congenital antithrombin III deficiency. Women of childbearing ... Antithrombin-a for the prophylaxis of venous thrombosis in congenital antithrombin deficiency. Expert Rev Hematol. 2009 Oct. 2( ... Role of antithrombin concentrate in treatment of hereditary antithrombin deficiency. An update. Thromb Haemost. 2009 May. 101(5 ... Deficiency Of Antithrombin III (AT III) - Case Report and Review of the Literature. Curr Health Sci J. 2014 Apr-Jun. 40 (2):141 ...
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... antithrombin), member 1 Antithrombin dimer drawn from PDB 1E03. Available structures: 1ant, 1ath, 1azx, 1br8, ... Antithrombin is officially termed antithrombin III (AT III) and it is a member of a larger family of antithrombins, numbered ... For more details on this topic, see Antithrombin III deficiency.. Evidence for the important role antithrombin plays in ... Antithrombin has a half life in blood plasma of around 3 days. The normal antithrombin concentration in human blood plasma ...
... when antithrombin tests are requested, and what the results of an antithrombin (III) test might mean ... Antithrombin testing measures the function and quantity of antithrombin. Antithrombin is a protein produced by the liver to ... If the antithrombin activity is low, then the antithrombin antigen test is performed to determine the quantity of antithrombin ... Antithrombin antigen, which measures the quantity of antithrombin present. 2. Acquired antithrombin deficiencies may occur at ...
Antithrombin III. Definition. Antithrombin III (AT III) is a protein that helps control blood clotting. A blood test can ... Antithrombin; AT III; AT 3; Functional antithrombin III; Clotting disorder - AT III; DVT - AT III; Deep vein thrombosis - AT ... Antithrombin III (AT-III) test - diagnostic. In: Chernecky CC, Berger BJ, eds. Laboratory Tests and Diagnostic Procedures. 6th ...
The Conformational Activation of Antithrombin. A 2. 85-A Structure of a Fluorescein Derivative Reveals an Electrostatic Link ... Antithrombin; Chain I, domain 2 Antithrombin, subunit I, domain 2 L1. 1dzgL01. Mainly Beta Roll Alpha-1-antitrypsin; domain 1 ... Antithrombin Human (Homo sapiens) [TaxId: 9606] L. d1dzgl_. Multi-domain proteins (alpha and beta) Serpins Serpins Serpins ...
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Anti-Thrombin Receptor antibody (ab111976) at 0.5 µg/ml + HeLa lysate (in RIPA buffer) at 35 µg. Developed using the ECL ...
Immunocytochemistry/ Immunofluorescence - Anti-Thrombin antibody [BDI905] (ab20877). ICC/IF image of ab20877 stained MCF7 cells ...
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- 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)
- 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)
- Its activity is increased manyfold by the anticoagulant drug heparin, which enhances the binding of antithrombin to factor IIa (Thrombin) and factor Xa. (wikipedia.org)
- Antithrombin II (AT II) refers to a cofactor in plasma, which together with heparin interferes with the interaction of thrombin and fibrinogen. (wikipedia.org)
- Antithrombin is a serpin (serine protease inhibitor) and is thus similar in structure to most other plasma protease inhibitors, such as alpha 1-antichymotrypsin, alpha 2-antiplasmin and Heparin cofactor II. (wikipedia.org)
- 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 is the primary coagulation inhibitor as it acts with heparin to prevent the formation of thrombin. (thefreedictionary.com)
- Other than antibodies to thrombin, antibodies to vascular heparin sulfate appear to interfere with antithrombin-thrombin interaction. (wikipedia.org)
- 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)
- Areas of the extended amino terminus, unique to antithrombin and important in the binding of the glycosaminoglycan heparin, can now be traced further than in the earlier structures. (rcsb.org)
- Data reported as % Functional Activity, which is calculated as the ability of Antithrombin (AT) to suppress FIIa or FXa in the presence of heparin compared to normograms, and expressed as a percentage. (clinicaltrials.gov)
- 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)
- 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)
- Some examples of heparin binding proteins include antithrombin III. (wikipedia.org)
- There are also differences in the way Antithrombin interacts with Heparin, an important anti-blood clotting drug. (wikipedia.org)
- There is more Antithrombin bound to Heparin in blood from newborns compared to blood from adults, suggesting different structural forms of the protein. (wikipedia.org)
- Within heparin and heparin sulfate this monomeric sequence is thought to form the high-affinity binding site for the anti-coagulant factor antithrombin III (ATIII). (wikipedia.org)
- Binding of heparin/HS to ATIII has been shown to increase the anti-coagulant activity of antithrombin III 1000 fold. (wikipedia.org)
- Unlike direct factor Xa inhibitors, it mediates its effects indirectly through antithrombin III, but unlike heparin, it is selective for factor Xa. (wikipedia.org)
- Due to the presence of both glycosaminoglycan fractions, sulodexide potentiates the antiprotease activities of both antithrombin III and heparin cofactor II simultaneously. (wikipedia.org)
- Kienast J, Juers M, Wiedermann CJ, Hoffmann JN, Ostermann H, Strauss R, Keinecke HO, Warren BL, Opal SM for the KyberSept investigators: Treatment effects of high-dose antithrombin without heparin in patients with severe sepsis with or without disseminated intravascular coagulation. (wikipedia.org)
- Unfractionated heparin (UFH), low molecular weight heparin (LMWH), and fondaparinux inhibit the activity of factor Xa indirectly by binding to circulating antithrombin (AT III). (wikipedia.org)
- Recent studies are using recombinant proteins (r-Antidote) that are catalytically inactive and lack the membrane-binding γ-carboxyglutamic acid domain of native fXa but retain the ability of native fXa to bind direct fXa inhibitors as well as low molecular weight heparin-activated antithrombin III (ATIII). (wikipedia.org)
- Its major physiologic role appears to be neutralization of heparin-like molecules on the endothelial surface of blood vessels, thereby inhibiting local antithrombin III activity and promoting coagulation. (wikipedia.org)
- Use in antithrombin III deficiency FFP can be used as a source of antithrombin III in patients who are deficient of this inhibitor and are undergoing surgery or who require heparin for treatment of thrombosis. (wikipedia.org)
- Acquired antithrombin III deficiency is a deficiency of antithrombin primarily due to consumption or decreased production. (medscape.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)
- 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)
- Role of antithrombin concentrate in treatment of hereditary antithrombin deficiency. (medscape.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)
- 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)
- Hereditary antithrombin deficiency , also known as antithrombin III deficiency or AT III deficiency, is a disorder in which individuals are at increased risk for developing blood clots . (nih.gov)
- Approximately 50% of individuals with hereditary antithrombin deficiency will develop one or more clots in their lifetime, usually after adolescence. (nih.gov)
- Hereditary antithrombin deficiency is caused by mutations in the SERPINC1 gene and is typically inherited in an autosomal dominant manner. (nih.gov)
- Once a patient with hereditary antithrombin deficiency develops a clot, anticoagulation therapy (usually Warfarin ) is often indicated. (nih.gov)
- Should surgery be necessary, individuals with hereditary antithrombin deficiency may receive antithrombin III concentrate or fresh frozen plasma to boost antithrombin levels. (nih.gov)
- 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)
- for ATryn, an anticoagulant used to prevent blood clots among patients with hereditary antithrombin deficiency , a rare disease. (thefreedictionary.com)
- People with hereditary antithrombin deficiency are at increased risk for venous thromboembolic events, including pulmonary embolism and deep vein thrombosis, which can be life-threatening, particularly in high risk situations. (thefreedictionary.com)
- Concentrates of AT are used in the prophylaxis and treatment of thromboembolic disorders in patients with acquired or hereditary antithrombin deficiency. (google.com)
- On February 6, 2009, ATryn was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for treatment of patients with hereditary antithrombin deficiency who are undergoing surgical or childbirth procedures. (wikipedia.org)
- According to Tom Newberry, the spokesperson for GTC, the company plans to acquire additional approval for treatment of those with non-hereditary antithrombin deficiency. (wikipedia.org)
- The complete amino acid sequence of bovine antithrombin (ATIII). (nih.gov)
- 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)
- Antithrombin III deficiency (abbreviated ATIII deficiency) is a deficiency of antithrombin III. (wikipedia.org)
- What is the role of echocardiography in the workup of antithrombin III (ATIII) deficiency? (medscape.com)
- Systemic plasminogen activators and inhibitors were evaluated and we found no significant association with survival outcome and eventually only fibrinogen, von Willebrand Factor (vWF), antithrombin III (ATIII), and D-dimer levels were determined for their association with disease outcome by 12 months, 24 months, and 36 months. (nih.gov)
- 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)
- 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)
- ATryn is the brand name of the anticoagulant antithrombin manufactured by the Massachusetts-based U.S. company rEVO Biologics (formerly known as GTC Biotherapeutics). (wikipedia.org)
- The drug is called ATryn, which is antithrombin protein purified from the milk of genetically modified goats. (wikipedia.org)
- 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)
- Antithrombin is a crucial anticoagulant serpin whose even moderate deficiency significantly increases the risk of thrombosis. (sigmaaldrich.com)
- 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)
- It is made from the milk of goats that have been genetically modified to produce human antithrombin, a plasma protein with anticoagulant properties. (wikipedia.org)
- Similar to antithrombin, the anticoagulant activity of hirudin is based on its ability to inhibit the procoagulant activity of thrombin. (wikipedia.org)
- Antithrombin is an anticoagulant protein and is important in preventing blood clotting. (wikipedia.org)
- Direct factor Xa inhibitors ('xabans') are a class of anticoagulant drugs which act directly upon Factor X in the coagulation cascade, without using antithrombin as a mediator. (wikipedia.org)
- However, elevated levels of antithrombin do not appear to cause bleeding or have any clinical significance. (stoptheclot.org)
- It is used to treat patients with low levels of antithrombin III. (ahealthyme.com)
- 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)
- It is due to absent or deficient levels of antithrombin III in the blood. (thefreedictionary.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)
- 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)
- Antithrombin: the levels of antithrombin increase with age. (wikipedia.org)
- H. Stormorken, J. Erikssen, Plasma antithrombin III and factor VIII antigen in relation to angiographic findings, angina and blood groups in middle-aged men. (springer.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 antigen test measures how much antithrombin protein your body has made, regardless of how well it functions. (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)
- 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)
- 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)
- What does a low antithrombin III antigen mean? (healthtap.com)
- I had 3 to 4 blood clots in lungs and hospital did a test to see why i had them fibringen antithrombin III protein c protein c antigen all high? (healthtap.com)
- USPRwire, Wed Jul 17 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)
- Trend to efficacy and safety using antithrombin concentrate in prevention of thrombosis in children receiving l-asparaginase for acute lymphoblastic leukemia. (medscape.com)
- Patients with inherited or acquired antithrombin deficiency are at increased risk of venous thrombosis . (labtestsonline.org.uk)
- In kidney failure, especially nephrotic syndrome, antithrombin is lost in the urine, leading to a higher activity of Factor II and Factor X and in increased tendency to thrombosis. (wikipedia.org)
- Arterial thrombosis due to antithrombin III deficiency is uncommon. (medscape.com)
- Corral J, Hernandez-Espinosa D, Soria JM, Gonzalez-Conejero R, Ordonez A, Gonzalez-Porras JR. Antithrombin Cambridge II (A384S): an underestimated genetic risk factor for venous thrombosis. (medscape.com)
- Congenital antithrombin deficiency in patients with splanchnic vein thrombosis. (medscape.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)
- 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)
- Initial research focused on their role in human disease: alpha 1-antitrypsin deficiency is one of the most common genetic disorders, causing emphysema, and antithrombin deficiency results in thrombosis. (wikipedia.org)
- This form of Antithrombin is known to be associated with thrombosis and hence decreased levels in children may help protect them from spontaneous thrombosis. (wikipedia.org)
- Screening for protein C, protein S, or antithrombin III deficiency is sometimes recommended but these are more usually responsible for venous thrombosis than arterial problems. (wikipedia.org)
- An antithrombin III specific antibody has been precoated onto 96-well plates and blocked. (abcam.com)
- Standards or test samples are added to the wells and subsequently an antithrombin III specific biotinylated detection antibody is added and then followed by washing with wash buffer. (abcam.com)
- A Thrombin-Antithrombin Complex specific antibody has been precoated onto 96-well plates and blocked. (abcam.com)
- Antithrombin is a serpin (serine protease inhibitor). (bionity.com)
- Antithrombin: Most important serine protease inhibitor in plasma that regulates the blood coagulation cascade. (abcam.com)
- 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)
- For example, extracellular serpins regulate the proteolytic cascades central to blood clotting (antithrombin), the inflammatory and immune responses (antitrypsin, antichymotrypsin, and C1-inhibitor) and tissue remodelling (PAI-1). (wikipedia.org)
- Thrombin is also inactivated by antithrombin, a serine protease inhibitor. (wikipedia.org)
- The principal inhibitor of thrombin in normal blood circulation is antithrombin. (wikipedia.org)
- the former binds to and activates the enzyme inhibitor antithrombin III, while the latter inhibits vitamin K epoxide reductase, an enzyme needed to synthesize mature clotting factors. (wikipedia.org)
- 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)
- In human adults, the normal blood level of antithrombin activity has been measured to be around 1.1 units/mL. (wikipedia.org)
- 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)
- Hypercoagulability states as a pre-existing condition in pregnancy include both acquired ones, such as antiphospholipid antibodies, and congenital ones, including factor V Leiden, prothrombin mutation, proteins C and S deficiencies, and antithrombin III deficiency. (wikipedia.org)
- Genetic factors that increase the risk of VTE include deficiencies of three proteins that normally prevent blood from clotting-protein C, protein S, and antithrombin-in addition to non-O blood type and mutations in the factor V and prothrombin genes. (wikipedia.org)
- During sepsis, signalling by the inflammatory cytokines, interleukin-1 and tumour necrosis factor, mediate altered protein transcription in the systemic inflammatory response, resulting in decreased synthesis of the regulatory proteins antithrombin, protein C and protein S, with increased synthesis of prothrombotic proteins Factor VIII, von Willebrand factor, and fibrinogen. (wikipedia.org)
- Between 1913 and 1915, he worked in the William Henry Howell's lab at the Johns Hopkins Medical School in Baltimore, MD., studying blood thinning proteins, such as antithrombin. (wikipedia.org)
- These enzymes and proteins include: Endothelial nitric oxide synthase (Endothelial NOS) Extracellular superoxide dismutase (SOD3) Angiotensin converting enzyme Antithrombin-III Lipoprotein lipase Apolipoproteins Growth factors Chemokines The enzymes and proteins listed above serve to reinforce the glycocalyx barrier against vascular and other diseases. (wikipedia.org)
- These core proteins carry three to five heparan sulfate and chondroitin sulfate chains, which allow for interaction with a large variety of ligands including fibroblast growth factors, vascular endothelial growth factor, transforming growth factor-beta, fibronectin and antithrombin-1. (wikipedia.org)
- The patients are treated with anticoagulants or, more rarely, with antithrombin concentrate. (wikipedia.org)
- Uses of antithrombin III concentrate in congenital and acquired deficiency states. (medscape.com)
- Patients randomized to receive Antithrombin concentrate will receive a dose of AT to achieve a target value of 1.2U/ml. (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)
- The normal antithrombin concentration in human blood plasma is high at approximately 0.12 mg/ml, which is equivalent to a molar concentration of 2.3 μM. (wikipedia.org)
- These recombinant antithrombins generally have different glycosylation patterns to normal antithrombin and are typically used in antithrombin structural studies. (wikipedia.org)
- 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)
- 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)
- Congenital antithrombin III deficiency An AD condition characterized by ↑ risk of DVT and PE. (thefreedictionary.com)
- Therefore, testing for a congenital antithrombin deficiency would have to be delayed until the patient had discontinued warfarin. (thefreedictionary.com)
- 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)
- 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)
- 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)
- Patients randomized to the control group will receive a placebo consisting of normal saline in a volume equivalent to the volume of antithrombin the same patient in the treatment group would have received and administered by anesthesia and perfusion in the exact same manner as the AT is administered in the treatment group. (clinicaltrials.gov)
- 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)
- 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)
- Fibrinogen and antithrombin III may have an important etiologic role in the prognosis of patients with angina pectoris. (ahajournals.org)
- Objectives: To determine the frequency of Protein C Protein S (PC and PS) antithrombin deficiency (AT III) and Factor V Leiden mutation (FVL) as a cause of thrombophilia in the patients with venous thromboembolism (VTE) and cerebrovascular accident (CVA). (thefreedictionary.com)
- Patients with antithrombin deficiency or homozygous FVL need life long anticoagulation after a first VTE event due to high recurrence risk. (thefreedictionary.com)
- 4 In patients with endocarditis, prolonged CPB, or both, plasma antithrombin levels may become critically low. (asahq.org)
- There was an increased risk of AAP in patients using gastric acid-suppressing agents and antithrombin (AT) supplementation. (ovid.com)
- There have also been cases in patients with other deficiency, including protein S deficiency, activated protein C resistance (Factor V Leiden) and antithrombin III deficiency. (wikipedia.org)
- Inthorn D, Hoffmann JN, Hartl WH, Mühlbayer D, Jochum M (1998): Effect of antithrombin III supplementation on inflammatory response in patients with severe sepsis. (wikipedia.org)
- 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 I (AT I) refers to the absorption of thrombin onto fibrin after thrombin has activated fibrinogen. (wikipedia.org)
- The association between fibrinogen, von Willebrand Factor, antithrombin III, and D-dimer levels and survival outcome by 36 months from ovarian cancer. (nih.gov)
- 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)
- However, the relationships of fibrinogen and antithrombin III measurements to risk remained almost unchanged after adjusting for worsening of angina and ejection fraction. (ahajournals.org)
- Unlike antithrombin, hirudin binds to and inhibits only the activated thrombin, with a specific activity on fibrinogen. (wikipedia.org)
- Native human blood was replaced by either radiolabelled antithrombin III or radiolabelled prothrombin in the reaction mixture, which was incubated at 37 degrees C. At various time intervals the serum formed from the incubated blood was withdrawn and analysed by crossed immunoelectrophoresis against anti-(S protein) serum in the second dimension. (biomedsearch.com)
- These protein deficiencies/abnormalities are genetic and include entities such as antithrombin deficiency , protein C deficiency, protein S deficiency, Factor V Leiden mutation, prothrombin 20210, and dysfibrinogenemia, among others. (thefreedictionary.com)
- To rule out other causes for hypercoagulation, it may be appropriate to check the antithrombin, protein C, protein S, factor V Leiden, and prothrombin G20210A. (wikipedia.org)
- 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)
- 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 . (thefreedictionary.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)
- Rheaume M, Weber F, Durand M, Mahone M. Pregnancy-Related Venous Thromboembolism Risk in Asymptomatic Women With Antithrombin Deficiency: A Systematic Review. (medscape.com)
- Abstract -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). (ahajournals.org)
- 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)
- Very rarely, an individual has two defective antithrombin genes, resulting in severe thrombotic problems soon after birth. (labtestsonline.org.uk)
- Antithrombin deficiency is an inherited venous thrombotic disorder. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
- Wait until the patient has recovered from the current thrombotic episode before measuring antithrombin activity. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
- Acquired antithrombin deficiencies may occur at any age. (labtestsonline.org.uk)
- 1 It has been known for several decades that deficiencies of the natural coagulation inhibitors, such as antithrombin (AT), protein C (PC), and protein S (PS), are associated with inherited thrombophilia. (ahajournals.org)
- Thrombin inhibitory activity of fractions obtained by gel filtration of Antithrombin III deficient plasma. (springer.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 may not be completely deficient for the manifestations of antithrombin deficiency to arise. (healthhype.com)
- Antithrombin (AT) is a small protein molecule that inactivates several enzymes of the coagulation system. (wikipedia.org)
- 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)
- Antithrombin actually blocks several clotting enzymes. (healthhype.com)
- However, the presence of anticoagulants like antithrombin ensures that the activated clotting enzymes do not create clots at various sites in the circulation. (healthhype.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)
- 3) However, a meta-analysis on thrombophilia in PVT showed a prevalence of antithrombin deficiency (3. (thefreedictionary.com)
- 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)
- Antithrombin III is a protein in the blood that blocks abnormal blood clots from forming. (medlineplus.gov)
- Antithrombin III (AT III) is a protein that helps control blood clotting. (medlineplus.gov)
- α-Antithrombin is the dominant form of antithrombin found in blood plasma and has an oligosaccharide occupying each of its four glycosylation sites. (wikipedia.org)
- Antithrombin IV (AT IV) refers to an antithrombin that becomes activated during and shortly after blood coagulation. (wikipedia.org)
- Antithrombin has a half-life in blood plasma of around 3 days. (wikipedia.org)
- Antithrombin is a protein important in blood clotting. (thefreedictionary.com)
- Antithrombin is a protein produced by the liver to help control blood clotting. (labtestsonline.org.uk)
- Antithrombin works to thin the blood slightly so that it doesn't clot too much. (rochester.edu)
- A lack of antithrombin (AT) can make it more likely for you to form blood clots. (rochester.edu)
- Your provider usually will not order an antithrombin test for blood clots that form in arteries instead of veins. (rochester.edu)
- Antithrombin deficiency is one possible cause of a tendency to form unwanted blood clots. (rochester.edu)
- Antithrombin is a protein in our blood stream, which functions as a naturally occurring mild blood thinner. (stoptheclot.org)
- Antithrombin deficiency is a hereditary disease causing low levels or defects of antithrombin, a blood protein required for controlling clot formation. (sciencebasedmedicine.org)
- With any human blood product there is a small risk of infection with diseases like hepatitis C. And human antithrombin supplies are not plentiful. (sciencebasedmedicine.org)
- The antithrombin concentration in blood does not vary to a substantial extent with time of day, race, age, sex, or menstrual cycle. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
- Antithrombin deficiency is a fairly common blood clotting disorder occurring in about 1 in 2,000 to 5,000 people. (healthhype.com)
- However, in antithrombin deficiency the person is at risk of having blood clots form within the blood vessels. (healthhype.com)
- Therefore a patient may need antithrombin replacement but there is added risk with blood products as the patient may contract HIV, viral hepatitis and other blood-borne infections. (healthhype.com)
- Therefore a person with antithrombin deficiency is not only at risk of blockages in the blood supply but also of infections, some of which are incurable, during the course of treatment for the condition. (healthhype.com)
- Protease inhibitory activity in blood plasma was first reported in the late 1800s, but it was not until the 1950s that the serpins antithrombin and alpha 1-antitrypsin were isolated. (wikipedia.org)
- This activity, sometimes referred to as antithrombin I, serves to limit blood clotting. (wikipedia.org)
- Tissue factor that initiates the clotting cascade is produced by activated monocytes and the endothelial cells lining the blood vessels while antithrombin and fibrinolysis are impaired. (wikipedia.org)
- At Edouard Hédon's laboratory he conducted systematic investigations of blood coagulation in vertebrates, demonstrating the hepatic origin of antithrombin and describing the blood coagulation system of birds. (wikipedia.org)
- Assay of progressive antithrombin in plasma. (springer.com)
- Abcam's Antithrombin III Human in vitro ELISA (Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay) kit is designed for the quantitative measurement of Antithrombin III in urine, plasma, milk, saliva, cerebrospinal fluid, serum, and cell culture supernatants. (abcam.com)
- Thrombin-Antithrombin Complex (TAT) Human in vitro ELISA (Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay) kit is designed for the quantitative measurement of Thrombin-Antithrombin Complex concentrations in plasma, milk and cell culture supernatants. (abcam.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)
- R.H. Yue, M.M. Gertler, T. Staar, R. Koutrouby, Alteration of plasma antithrombin III levels in ischemic heart disease. (springer.com)
- Purification of two progressive antithrombins of human plasma. (springer.com)
- Comparison of progressive antithrombin activity and the concentrations of three thrombin inhibitors in human plasma. (springer.com)
- Antithrombin III (AT III) refers to a substance in plasma that inactivates thrombin. (wikipedia.org)
- Antithrombin has been isolated from the plasma of a large number of species additional to humans. (wikipedia.org)
- Human Antithrombin III purified from plasma. (abcam.com)
- Antithrombin III is a plasma protein synthesized in the liver and has molecular weight of 58kDa. (biovendor.com)
- A method for the differential determination of plasma antithrombins. (bmj.com)
- A method for the differential determination of plasma antithrombins, antithrombin III and alpha2 macroglobulin, is described. (bmj.com)
- 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. (bmj.com)
- Thrombin-antithrombin, anti-Xa and antithrombin levels in plasma were measured. (lu.se)
- All had coagulopathy, laboratory evidence of diffuse intravascular coagulation, and marked depletion of plasma antithrombin III. (annals.org)
- The others had prompt control of intravascular coagulation coincident with elevation of the antithrombin III concentration by plasma transfusion. (annals.org)
- Severe antithrombin III depression may be a major cause of the persistent intravascular clotting and can be corrected by plasma transfusion. (annals.org)
- Highly purified Antithrombin (AT) from human plasma using a combination of affinity and ion-exchange chromatographies. (aniara.com)
- 1 PEU is equivalent to 1 International Unit (IU) when determined and standardized against the WHO/NIBSC International Standard for Antithrombin from human plasma. (aniara.com)
- Antithrombin III (AT) is a plasma glycoprotein having a total molecular weight of 58.1 kDa (Lebing et al, Vox Sang. (google.com)
- A single glycosylation site remains consistently un-occupied in the minor form of antithrombin, β-antithrombin. (wikipedia.org)
- All these sites are occupied by covalently attached oligosaccharide side-chains in the predominant form of human antithrombin, α-antithrombin, resulting in a molecular weight for this form of antithrombin of 58,200. (wikipedia.org)
- 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)
- There is also an increased activity of another form of Antithrombin, Beta Antithrombin in newborns compared to older children and adults. (wikipedia.org)
- Protease inactivation results as a consequence of trapping the protease in an equimolar complex with antithrombin in which the active site of the protease enzyme is inaccessible to its usual substrate. (wikipedia.org)
- The formation of an antithrombin-protease complex involves an interaction between the protease and a specific reactive peptide bond within antithrombin. (wikipedia.org)
- In particular, the observed hydrogen bonding of these residues to the body of the molecule in the latent form explains the mechanism for the release of newly formed antithrombin-protease complexes into the circulation for catabolic removal. (rcsb.org)
- The endothelium normally provides a non-thrombogenic surface because it contains, for example, heparan sulfate which acts as a cofactor for activating antithrombin, a protease that inactivates several factors in the coagulation cascade. (wikipedia.org)