Description of factor VIII

Give a brief description of the term factor VIII? And also write down the genetic disease in which this factor is absent?




Factor VIII has function of activating factor X which in its turn is essential for transformation of prothrombin in thrombin in clotting cascade.

Hemophilia A is the X-linked genetic disease in that the individual doesn’t produce factor VIII and so is more susceptible to severe hemorrhages.

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