Unformatted text preview: hrombin and tissue plasminogen activator) Heparin, antithrombin III, protein C Other endogenous anticoagulants Figure 16-13 Table 16-6 Heparin inhibits thrombin formation Aspirin keeps platelets from "sticking" together + prevents their release of clotting substances Citrate added to blood when donated or for tests; binds to calcium unavailable for clotting Warfarin (Coumadin) disrupts Vit. K activity Hemophilia One or more clotting factors are deficient or absent Most common form: Hemophilia A Factor VIII deficiency Figure 16-12...
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- Fall '08
- blood clotting, blood vessel wall, plasma cells