protransglutaminase

protransglutaminase

 [pro-tranz″gloo-tam´in-ās]
the inactive precursor of transglutaminase; called also coagulation factor XIII.
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FXIII is a protransglutaminase consisting of two A and B subunits ([A.sub.2][B.sub.2]) in plasma and as a homodimer of A subunits ([A.sub.2]) in cells [129].
The FXIII-A, a protransglutaminase enzyme, belongs to the family of transglutaminases.