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  • n. A polypeptide fragment, cleaved from fibrinogen by thrombin, that combines to form fibrin during blood-clotting

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  • n. peptide released from the amino end of fibrinogen by the action of thrombin to form fibrin during clotting of the blood

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Examples

  • External calibration was performed in MS / MS mode using fragment ions of Glu-fibrinopeptide as references.

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  • The details don’t matter, but for the record the five genes were those for haemoglobin A, haemoglobin B (haemoglobins give blood its red colour), fibrinopeptide A, fibrinopeptide B (fibrinopeptides are used in clotting blood) and cytochrome C (which plays an important role in cellular biochemistry).

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