Anticoagulant. Heparin binds and activates the plasma protein antithrombin III which inhibits several enzymes in the blood coagulation cascade.
Minimum activity: 140-150 USP units/mgPlease note the packaging sizes below: 100M is equal to 100,000 USP Units
Barrowcliffe, T. W., Johnson, E. A., Eggleton, C. A., Kemball-Cook, G. & Thomas, D. P. Anticoagulant Activities of High and Low Molecular Weight Heparin Fractions. British Journal of Haematology 41, 573–583 (1979). doi:10.1111/j.1365-2141.1979.tb05894.x
Rosenberg, R. D. Chemistry of the hemostatic mechanism and its relationship to the action of heparin. Federation proceedings 36, 10–8 (1977).
- Gloves & chemical goggles
- Store at 4 degrees celsius
- U4d - (hazard/handling/storage codes)