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Astrup's thrombin inhibitor

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Thermo labile coagulation factor (destruction at 56ยบ C in 5 minutes) in plasma. With heparin it forms the true active heparin compound.


  • T. Astrup, S. Darling:
    Antithrombin and Heparin.
    Acta Physiologica Scandinavica, Oxford, 1943, 5: 13-30.

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