native factor VIII

native factor VIII

(1) The attribute of von Willebrand factor (vWF) required for platelet agglutination by ristocetin; the use of specific terminology for functional activities of vWF is not recommended by the Nomenclature Committee. 
(2) Factor VIII, the protein defective or absent in factor VIII deficiency (hemophilia A).
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