The Sequential Process in Which the Multiple Coagulation Factors of the Blood Interact Ultimately Resulting in the Formation of an Insoluble Fibrin Clot; It May Be Divided Into Three Stages: Stage 1 the Formation of Intrinsic and Extrinsic Prothrombin Converting Principle; Stage 2 the Formation of Thrombin; Stage 3 the Formation of Stable Fibrin Polymers.
The Space External to the Outermost Structure of a Cell. For Cells Without External Protective or External Encapsulating Structures This Refers to Space Outside of the Plasma Membrane. This Term Covers the Host Cell Environment Outside an Intracellular Parasite.
Stops Prevents or Reduces the Activity of Serine Type Endopeptidases Enzymes That Catalyze the Hydrolysis of Nonterminal Peptide Bonds in a Polypeptide Chain; a Serine Residue (and a Histidine Residue) Are At the Active Center of the Enzyme.
Interacting Selectively and Non Covalently with Heparin Any Member of a Group of Glycosaminoglycans Found Mainly As an Intracellular Component of Mast Cells and Which Consist Predominantly of Alternating Alpha (1 >4) Linked D Galactose and N Acetyl D Glucosamine 6 Sulfate Residues.