antihaemophilic globulin
Abbreviation: AHG
One of the blood clotting factors, a soluble protein that causes the fibrin matrix of a blood clot to form. Used as a treatment for haemophilia, AHG is usually obtained from genetically engineered cell cultures.
Synonym: antihaemophilic factor VIII.

Glossary of Biotechnology for Food and Agriculture . 2015.

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  • antihaemophilic globulin — noun a coagulation factor (trade name Hemofil) whose absence is associated with hemophilia A • Syn: ↑antihemophilic factor, ↑antihaemophilic factor, ↑antihemophilic globulin, ↑factor VIII, ↑Hemofil • Usage Domain: ↑trade name ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • antihaemophilic factor — noun a coagulation factor (trade name Hemofil) whose absence is associated with hemophilia A • Syn: ↑antihemophilic factor, ↑antihemophilic globulin, ↑antihaemophilic globulin, ↑factor VIII, ↑Hemofil • Usage Domain: ↑trade name …   Useful english dictionary

  • antihaemophilic factor VIII — See: antihaemophilic globulin …   Glossary of Biotechnology

  • antihemophilic globulin — noun a coagulation factor (trade name Hemofil) whose absence is associated with hemophilia A • Syn: ↑antihemophilic factor, ↑antihaemophilic factor, ↑antihaemophilic globulin, ↑factor VIII, ↑Hemofil • Usage Domain: ↑trade name …   Useful english dictionary

  • antihemophilic globulin — or chiefly Brit antihaemophilic globulin n FACTOR VIII * * * (AHG) factor VIII; see under coagulation factors, at factor …   Medical dictionary

  • antihemophilic factor — noun a coagulation factor (trade name Hemofil) whose absence is associated with hemophilia A • Syn: ↑antihaemophilic factor, ↑antihemophilic globulin, ↑antihaemophilic globulin, ↑factor VIII, ↑Hemofil • Usage Domain: ↑trade name …   Useful english dictionary

  • clotting factor — noun any of the factors in the blood whose actions are essential for blood coagulation • Syn: ↑coagulation factor • Hypernyms: ↑plasma protein • Hyponyms: ↑fibrinogen, ↑factor I, ↑prothrombin, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • coagulation factor — noun any of the factors in the blood whose actions are essential for blood coagulation • Syn: ↑clotting factor • Hypernyms: ↑plasma protein • Hyponyms: ↑fibrinogen, ↑factor I, ↑prothrombin, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • factor VIII — noun a coagulation factor (trade name Hemofil) whose absence is associated with hemophilia A • Syn: ↑antihemophilic factor, ↑antihaemophilic factor, ↑antihemophilic globulin, ↑antihaemophilic globulin, ↑Hemofil • Usage Domain: ↑trade name …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hemofil — noun a coagulation factor (trade name Hemofil) whose absence is associated with hemophilia A • Syn: ↑antihemophilic factor, ↑antihaemophilic factor, ↑antihemophilic globulin, ↑antihaemophilic globulin, ↑factor VIII • Usage Domain: ↑trade name …   Useful english dictionary

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