Sentence Examples

  • Regardless of the specific cause of DIC, the results are a malfunction of thrombin (an enzyme) and prothrombin (a glycoprotein), which activate the fibrinolytic system, releasing clotting factors in the blood.
  • Prothrombin, under the right conditions, is converted to thrombin, which activates fibrin and begins the process of coagulation.
  • They fall into three groups: inhibitors of clotting factor synthesis, inhibitors of thrombin, and antiplatelet drugs.
  • The factors include prothrombin, thrombin, and fibrin.