: a plasma protein that is produced in the liver and is converted into fibrin during blood clot formation
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Recent Examples on the WebFor instance, estrogen increases the activity of fibrinogen, a blood plasma protein that promotes coagulation.
Sarah Jacoby, SELF, 12 Aug. 2020 Meanwhile another venom protein, disintegrin, acted as a magnet to my platelets and fibrinogen, molecular components that help blood clot.
Kyle Dickman, Outside Online, 20 June 2018 In this complex process known as a coagulation cascade, an enzyme in your blood called thrombin allows a protein called fibrinogen to form a net-like structure that hardens and contracts.
Korin Miller, SELF, 15 Dec. 2017 Exactly what will be in thread, Page isn’t quite sure — maybe collagens, maybe fibrinogens.
Noah Shachtman, WIRED, 25 Mar. 2009
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