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What is the role of the liver in blood clotting?

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Tristan Share
Mar 22, 2018

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The liver produces proteins responsible for coagulation of blood, allowing it to turn from liquid to solid.

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According to Wikipedia, some of the proteins synthesized by the liver include coagulation factors I (fibrinogen), II (prothrombin), V, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XIII, as well as protein C, protein S and antithrombin. These help during the process of coagulation, signalling the body to turn blood into a solid during clotting.

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