Amino Acids and The clotting process

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The blood clotting process starts when what is produced?
Platelets release molecules of thromboplastin
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These molecules are what?
enzymes
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Which catalyse what?
The conversion of thrombin to prothrombin
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In the presence of what?
calcium ions
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What is converted to what?
fibrinogen is converted to fibrin
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What are trapped to form a clot?
blood cells
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What are two differences between fibrinogen and fibrin?
Fibrinogen is soluble and fibrin is insoluble, Fibrinogen is globular and fibrin is fibrous
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What is the bond that joins an amino acid together?
peptide bond
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What is the structure of an amino acid?
An amin gorup, residual group, carbon and carboxyl group
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