"Protein C" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A vitamin-K dependent zymogen present in the blood, which, upon activation by thrombin and thrombomodulin exerts anticoagulant properties by inactivating factors Va and VIIIa at the rate-limiting steps of thrombin formation.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Protein C".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Protein C".
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Protein C" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Protein C" was a major or minor topic of these publication.