Prothrombinase: Recognition and Developments

  • Walter H. Seegers
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 281)


At the beginning of this century the crux of the blood coagulation problem centered on the question: what activates prothrombin? Answers commonly turned out to be found inside the diciplines of basic sciences. As these and clinical sciences developed, their language accomodated the phenomenon designated prothrombin activation.


Disseminate Intravascular Coagulation Prothrombin Fragment Prothrombinase Complex Clot Fibrinogen Intravenous Toxicity 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Walter H. Seegers
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  1. 1.Department of PhysiologyWayne State University, School of MedicineDetroitUSA

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