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Factor VIII MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Factor VIII
Tree Number(s)
D12.776.124.125.350
D12.776.811.286
D23.119.350
Unique ID
D005169
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005169
Scope Note
Factor VIII of blood coagulation. Antihemophilic factor that is part of the factor VIII/von Willebrand factor complex. Factor VIII is produced in the liver and acts in the intrinsic pathway of blood coagulation. It serves as a cofactor in factor X activation and this action is markedly enhanced by small amounts of thrombin.
Entry Term(s)
Blood Coagulation Factor VIII
Coagulation Factor VIII
F VIII-C
Factor 8
Factor 8 C
Factor Eight
Factor VIII Clotting Antigen
Factor VIII Coagulant Antigen
Factor VIII Procoagulant Activity
Factor VIIIC
Hyate-C
Hyatt-C
Thromboplastinogen
Pharm Action
Coagulants
Registry Number
9001-27-8
CAS Type 1 Name
Blood-coagulation factor VIII, complex
Entry Combination
deficiency:Hemophilia A
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/05/30
Factor VIII Preferred
Hyatt-C Narrower
Factor VIIIC Related
Factor VIII Coagulant Antigen Related
Factor VIII Procoagulant Activity Related
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