Catalogue Number: 528-55
Product Name Thromboplastin
Source Bovine Lung
Catalogue Number 528-55
Purity Purified
Form Lyophilized
Specific Activity >12,000 U/mg protein
Unit Definition One unit of thromboplastin is that amount of thromboplastin activity required to convert one unit of prothrombin to one unit of thrombin in a clot detection system.
Additional Info All bovine material is collected from USDA approved facilities.
Formulation Lyophilized from glycine and sodium chloride
pH 6.5 - 7.5
Reconstitution 0.9% sodium chloride
Moisture Content < 5.0% (Karl Fischer)
Storage -20°C
Recertification 1 year

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According to published literature thromboplastin substance necessary to the coagulant activity of tissue extracts; also has been referred to as the direct activator of prothrombin and as a substance from plasma, platelets, and tissues that initiates thromboplastic activity in blood coagulation.

A substance in blood and tissues which, in the presence of ionized calcium, aids in the conversion of prothrombin to thrombin. Extrinsic and intrinsic thromboplastin are formed as the result of the interaction of different clotting factors; the factors that combine to form extrinsic thromboplastin are not all derived from intravascular sources, whereas those that form intrinsic thromboplastin are.

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