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PostSubject: What is Antithrombin deficiency aka, ATIII   Mon Mar 03, 2008 2:52 pm

Antithrombin is a protein in our blood stream, which functions as a naturally occurring mild
blood thinner. It is like a police protein that prevents us from clotting too much. It blocks our blood clotting mechanism by inactivating the clotting protein “thrombin”. It is, therefore, called “anti-thrombin”. While antithrombin III was the original name given to this protein, the correct name now is just antithrombin, with the “III” dropped.


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