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Introduction: Protein

Description of Protein

Protein: Molecule made up of a sequence of amino acids.

Protein: A molecule made up of amino acids that are needed for the body to function properly. Proteins are the basis of body structures such as skin and hair and of substances such as enzymes, cytokines, and antibodies.
Source: National Institute of Health

Protein: vitamin K-dependent cofactor of activated protein C; a deficiency can lead to recurrent venous and arterial thrombosis.
Source: CRISP

Protein: The vitamin K-dependent cofactor of activated PROTEIN C. Together with protein C, it inhibits the action of factors VIIIa and Va. A deficiency in protein S; (PROTEIN S DEFICIENCY); can lead to recurrent venous and arterial thrombosis.
Source: MeSH 2007

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  • Gene Products, Protein
  • Gene Proteins

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