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Anonymous asked in Science & MathematicsBiology · 1 month ago

BIOCHEMISTRY?

Analysis of a sample from a patient with hemophilia reveals the individual’s fibrin can polymerize but is lacking essential cross-links.

Which protein most likely has a loss-of-function mutation?

Update:

OPTIONS:

factor VII

factor X

factor XIII

thrombin

not enough information to tell

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  • 1 month ago
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    Factor XIIIa is the enzyme that cross-links fibrin.

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