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Substance Name: Platelet factor 3
RN: 37270-93-2


  • A phospholipid from the platelet membrane that contributes to the blood clotting cascade by forming a phospholipid-protein complex (THROMBOPLASTIN) which serves as a cofactor with FACTOR VIIA to activate FACTOR X in the extrinsic pathway of BLOOD COAGULATION.

Molecular Formula

  • Unspecified

Classification Codes

  • Coagulants
  • Hematologic Agents
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Platelet factor 3

MeSH Heading

  • Platelet factor 3


  • PF 3

Systematic Name

  • Blood platelet factor 3

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 37270-93-2

System Generated Number

  • 0037270932