DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Human genes for vitamin K deficiency hemorrhagic disease

Vitamin K deficiency hemorrhagic disease [DOID:11249]

Vitamin K is a group of structurally similar, fat-soluble vitamins that are needed for the posttranslational modification of certain proteins required for blood coagulation and in metabolic pathways in bone and other tissue. They are 2-methyl-1,4-naphthoquinone (3-) derivatives. This group of vitamins includes two natural vitamers: vitamin K1 and vitamin K2.

Synonyms:  vitamin K deficiency hemorrhagic disease,  DOID:11249,  vitamin K deficiency hemorrhagic disorder,  vitamin K deficiency hemorrhagic syndrome,  deficiency of vitamin K ...