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*  Factor X
"Complete amino acid sequence of the light chain of human blood coagulation factor X: evidence for identification of residue 63 ... Factor X, also known by the eponym Stuart-Prower factor, is an enzyme (EC 3.4.21.6) of the coagulation cascade. It is a serine ... Factor X is an enzyme, a serine endopeptidase, which plays a key role at several stages of the coagulation system. Factor X is ... Traditional models of coagulation developed in the 1960s envisaged two separate cascades, the extrinsic (tissue factor (TF)) ...
*  Discovery and development of direct Xa inhibitors
Blood coagulation is a complex process by which the blood forms clots. It is an essential part of hemostasis and works by ... FXa consists of 254 amino acid catalytic domain and is also linked to a 142 amino acid light chain. The chain contains both GLA ... Factors IIa, Xa, VIIa, IXa and XIa are all proteolytic enzymes that have a specific role in the coagulation cascade. Factor Xa ... Heparin targets multiple factors in the blood coagulation cascade, one of them being FXa. At first, it had many side effects ...
*  Laser coagulation
In 1949, he performed the first successful treatment of a retinal detachment with a light beam (light coagulation) by with a ... Meyer-Schwickerath, G (1954). "[Light coagulation; a method for treatment and prevention of the retinal detachment]". Albrecht ... In 1946, he started conducted the first experiments on light coagulation. ... Laser coagulation or laser photocoagulation surgery is used to treat a number of eye diseases and has become widely used in ...
*  Ophthalmology
In 1949, he performed the first successful treatment of a retinal detachment with a light beam (light coagulation) by with a ... In 1946, he conducted the first experiments on light coagulation. ... Allvar Gullstrand (Sweden) was a Nobel Prize-winner in 1911 for his research on the eye as a light-refracting apparatus. He ... German ophthalmologist, Gerhard Meyer-Schwickerath is widely credited with developing the predecessor of laser coagulation, ...
*  Gerhard Meyer-Schwickerath
... "light" and "coagulation" on a note. In 1946, he started conducted the first experiments on light coagulation. In 1949, he ... which eliminated the need for sunlight and produced a stronger beam for coagulation. "His method of photo- or light coagulation ... He is known as the father of light coagulation which was the predecessor to many eye surgeries. Gerhard Rudolph Meyer was born ... With the development of the light coagulation technique and his later work, Meyer-Schwickerath acquired an international ...
*  Margaret Oakley Dayhoff
... epidermal growth factor and the light chain of coagulation factor X; and apolipoproteins A-I, A-II, C-I and C-III. Based on ...
*  List of MeSH codes (E04)
... light coagulation MeSH E04.540.630.410 --- laser coagulation MeSH E04.540.760 --- orbit evisceration MeSH E04.540.890 --- ... laser coagulation MeSH E04.446.318 --- neck dissection MeSH E04.446.819 --- sentinel lymph node biopsy MeSH E04.466.678 --- ...
*  EGF-like domain
... free Gla domain sheds light on membrane binding of blood coagulation proteins". Nature Structural & Molecular Biology. 2 (6): ... Examples include the coagulation factors VII, IX and X, protein C and its cofactor protein S. Calcium-binding EGF-like domains ... Such proteins are involved in blood coagulation or are components of the extracellular matrix like fibrillin and LTBP-1 (Latent ... The cause of hemophilia B is decreased activity or deficiency of blood coagulation factor IX. Point mutations resulting in ...
*  Thrombodynamics test
... clot is registered via the CCD camera using a time-lapse microscopy mode in scattered light and then parameters of coagulation ... This test is based on imitation of coagulation processes occurring in vivo, is sensitive both to pro- and anticoagulant changes ... Blood plasma sample is periodically irradiated with the excitation light and the emission of the fluorophore is registered by ... This experimental model worked well in research and has demonstrated good sensitivity to various disorders of the coagulation ...
*  Particle aggregation
"Measurement of Absolute Coagulation Rate Constants for Colloidal Particles: Comparison of Single and Multiparticle Light ... Light scattering. These techniques are based on probing the scattered light from an aggregating suspension in a time-resolved ... Static light scattering yields the change in the scattering intensity, while dynamic light scattering the variation in the ... Light transmission. The variation of transmitted light through an aggregating suspension can be studied with a regular ...
*  Pierre Wiltzius
6764 An investigation of the fibrinogen to fibrin transition by means of light scattering" (PDF). SWISS FEDERAL INSTITUTE OF ... examining blood coagulation from viewpoints of both physics and medicine. He was a postdoctoral fellow in the Physics ... His doctoral thesis An investigation of the fibrinogen to fibrin transition by means of light scattering was interdisciplinary ... "For pioneering experiments using light and neutron scattering to study dynamics of non-equilibrium macromolecular systems and ...
*  Central Lake County Joint Action Water Agency
CLCJAWA draws water from Lake Michigan and purifies it with several water treatment processes including ozone, coagulation, ... flocculation, activated carbon filtration, ultraviolet light and chlorination. CLCJAWA was the third water treatment plant in ...
*  Pathogen reduction using riboflavin and UV light
"The influence of riboflavin photochemistry on plasma coagulation factors". Transfus. Apher. Sci. 41 (3): 199-204. doi:10.1016/j ... UV Light + Riboflavin → Irreversible Inactivation This method using riboflavin and UV light renders pathogens harmless by using ... which is then placed into an illuminator where it is exposed to UV light for about five to ten minutes. Exposure to UV light ... White blood cells - due to the effective inactivation of white blood cells in donated blood products, riboflavin and UV light ...
*  Bruise
Skin tone: Discoloration caused by bruises is more prominent in lighter complexions. Diseases: Coagulation, platelet and blood ... Normally, light bruises heal nearly completely within two weeks, although duration is affected by variation in severity and ... The presence of bruises may be seen in patients with platelet or coagulation disorders, or those who are being treated with an ... Treatment for light bruises is minimal and may include RICE (rest, ice, compression, elevation), painkillers (particularly ...
*  Vacutainer
Light blue: sodium citrate. Citrate is a reversible anticoagulant, and these tubes are used for coagulation assays. Dark Blue: ... Light yellow: Contains sodium polyanethol sulfonate (SPS). Used for blood culture specimens or acid-citrate-dextrose (ACD), ... Lithium heparin is considered suboptimal for cytogenetics.[citation needed] Light green or green/gray "tiger": For plasma ...
*  Hematidrosis
... coagulation profile and skin biopsy reveal no abnormalities and direct light microscopy of fluid demonstrates presence of ...
*  Rectal foreign body
Light bulbs are encased in a gauze shroud, shattered inside the rectum and extracted. There have been successful cases using ... Daten nach APC = Argon beam-coagulation N.A. = Not available If the foreign body is too big to allow feces from the colon to ... The argon-beam coagulation shrunk the apple by more than 50%, enabling its removal. Previous extraction attempts using ... A depressed man inserted a 15 cm long cardboard tube into his rectum and tossed a lighted firecracker into the tubes opening, ...
*  Necrosis
... and can be observed by light microscopy. Coagulation occurs as a result of protein denaturation, causing albumin to transform ...
*  APC
... a family of transport proteins Argon plasma coagulation, an endoscopic technique for controlling hemorrhage Allophycocyanin, a ... protein from the light-harvesting phycobiliprotein family Allylpalladium chloride dimer, a chemical compound Anaphase-promoting ...
*  Prothrombinase
The inactive zymogen Factor X consists of two chains, a light chain (136 residues) and a heavy chain (306 residues). The light ... Factor X can be activated by both the factor VIIa-tissue factor complex of the extrinsic coagulation pathway and by the tenase ... The light and heavy chains of Factor Va are linked via a divalent metal ion, such as calcium. Prothrombinase assembly begins ... Both Factor Xa and Factor Va associate with the membrane via their light chains, with Factor Xa binding via its Gla-domain in a ...
*  Esophageal cancer
... or argon plasma coagulation. Laser therapy is the use of high-intensity light to destroy tumor cells while affecting only the ... This involves the passing of a flexible tube with a light and camera down the esophagus and examining the wall, and is called ... when exposed to a special light, the drugs become active and destroy the cancer cells. Internal radiotherapy for esophageal ...
*  Thrombin time
Whole blood is taken with either citrate or oxalate additive (if using the vacutainer system, this is a light blue top tube). ... It is used to diagnose blood coagulation disorders and to assess the effectiveness of fibrinolytic therapy. This test is ... Clot formation is detected optically or mechanically by a coagulation instrument. The time between the addition of the thrombin ... As with other coagulation assays, the tube must not be over- or under-filled in order to ensure the correct anticoagulant-to- ...
*  Ion laser
... useful for laser light shows. Krypton lasers are also used in medicine (e.g. for coagulation of retina), for manufacture of ... A small air-cooled ion laser might produce, for example, 130 mW of light with a tube current of 10 A at 105 V. This is a total ... Ar/Kr: A mix of argon and krypton can result in a laser with output wavelengths that appear as white light. Helium-cadmium: ... Krypton lasers are used for scientific research, or when krypton is mixed with argon, for creation of "white-light" lasers, ...
*  Experimental cancer treatment
The drug is triggered by light of a specific wavelength. Localized and whole-body application of heat has been proposed as a ... Intense heating will cause denaturation and coagulation of cellular proteins, rapidly killing cells within a tumour. More ... In this way, the laser light can pass through the system without harming healthy tissue, and only diseased cells, where the ... is generally a non-invasive treatment using a combination of light and a photosensitive drug, such as 5-ALA, Foscan, Metvix, ...
*  Microangiopathic hemolytic anemia
The resulting fragments are the schistocytes observed in light microscopy. Microangiopathic hemolytic anemia results in ... In diseases such as hemolytic uremic syndrome, disseminated intravascular coagulation, thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, and ... the mechanism of MAHA is the formation of a fibrin mesh due to increased activation of the system of coagulation. The red blood ...
*  Plasma medicine
The high reactivity of plasma is a result of different plasma components: electromagnetic radiation (UV/VUV, visible light, IR ... Besides surgical plasma application like argon plasma coagulation (APC), which is based on high-intensity lethal plasma effects ... 703-711, (2015) Zenker M, Argon plasma coagulation, GMS Krankenhaushyg Interdiszip 2008; 3(1):Doc15 (20080311) Fridman G, ...
*  Factor XII
... and its light chain contains the protease domain. Recently, the structure of the FnI-EGF-like tandem domain of coagulation ... Coagulation factor XII, also known as Hageman factor, is a plasma protein. It is the zymogen form of factor XIIa, an enzyme (EC ... Human Factor XII is 596 amino acids long and consists of two chains, the heavy chain (353 residues) and light chain (243 ... This is the starting point of the intrinsic pathway.[citation needed] Factor XII can also be used to start coagulation cascades ...