Fibrinogen Deficient Plasma
Fibrinogen Deficient Plasma is manufactured from normal citrated human plasma, defibrinated under controlled conditions using purified human thrombin.
Only the highest quality citrated plasma is used as starting material and in many cases the parent plasma is available as control material. Plasma products are typically buffered with the addition of HEPES to 20mM final concentration and are available in 1ml vials to litre quantities. Our Fibrinogen Deficient Plasma can be used for further manufacturing or research use only applications.
Product Code: FG-DP
Presentation: Frozen Fibrinogen Deficient Plasma
Preparation/Handling: Thaw 1 ml vials in 37oC water bath for 5 minutes; for bulk volumes, thawing time will be dependent on bottle size.
Storage and Stability: Plasma is shipped frozen and should be stored below -60oC. Product is stable until date stated on vial label when stored at -60oC. Once thawed, plasma is stable for 4 hours at 2-8oC in original vial.
Certificate of Analysis: available upon request
Description of Fibrinogen
Most of the fibrinogen in the circulation consists of 2 copies of each chain (Aα2, Bβ2, γA2), but in normal plasma approximately 10% of the fibrinogen molecules contain one γA chain and one variant γ chain (termed γ′), in which the c-terminal AGDV residues are replaced with the amino acid sequence VRPEHPAETEYDSLYPEDDL. This variant fibrinogen is commonly referred to as fibrinogen gamma prime (γA/γ′) but has also been called fibrinogen 2 or peak 2 fibrinogen because it elutes separately from fibrinogen 1 (γA2) by ion exchange chromatography. Residues 414-427 of the γ′ chain of fibrin gamma prime (contain a high-affinity binding site for exosite II of thrombin, which allows the active site of bound thrombin to remain available to interact with substrates while demonstrating resistance to heparin mediated inhibition by antithrombin1-4.
References and Reviews
- Hantgan RR, Francis CW, Marder VJ; Fibrinogen Structure and Physiology; in Hemostasis and Thrombosis, 3rd Edition, eds. RW Colman, J Hirsh, VJ Marder and EW Salzman, pp 277-300, J.B. Lippincott Co., Philadelphia PA, USA, 1994.
- Binnie CG, Lord ST; The Fibrinogen Sequences that Interact with Thrombin; Blood 81, pp 3186-3192, 1993.
- Pospisil CH, Stafford AR, Fredenburgh JC, Weitz JI; Evidence that both Exosites on Thrombin Participate in Its High Affinity Interaction with Fibrin; JBC 278, pp 21584-21591, 2003.