coumarin anticoagulant


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coumarin anticoagulant

Any of a group of natural and synthetic compounds that inhibit blood clotting by antagonizing the biosynthesis of vitamin K–dependent coagulation factors in the liver.
See: dicumarol; warfarin sodium
See also: anticoagulant
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Determination of the plasma protein binding of the coumarin anticoagulants phenprocoumon and its metabolites, warfarin and acenocoumarol, by ultrafiltration and high performance liquid chromatography.
Thermospray and particle beam liquid chromatographic-mass spectrometric analysis of coumarin anticoagulants. J Chromatogr 1991;562:31-8.