Literature associating F3 and Waterhouse-Friderichsen syndrome
Coagulation factor III (thromboplastin, tissue factor); Initiates blood coagulation by forming a complex with circulating factor VII or VIIa. The [TF:VIIa] complex activates factors IX or X by specific limited protolysis. TF plays a role in normal hemostasis by initiating the cell-surface assembly and propagation of the coagulation protease cascade.
Synonyms: F3, F3p, hF3, P13726, Q86SE7 ...