activated protein C
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Activated Protein CA serine protease encoded by PROC, located on chromosome 2q14.3, which has a central role in coagulation, inflammation, apoptosis and in maintaining vascular permeability. Some data suggest that it may be of some use in managing sepsis.
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activated protein C,
An inhibitor of thrombin, and a fibrinolytic and anti-inflammatory agent produced in the bloodstream during sepsis.
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