Bob - I'm curious as to what you as a "Samurai Pathologist" are and do. Do
you use swords to cut paraffin blocks? ;-)
--On Sunday, October 26, 2008 3:49 PM -0400 Robert Richmond
> Factor VIII (factor 8, anti-hemophilic factor) is present in vascular
> endothelium and, and along with CD34 is used as an immunohistochemical
> marker for small blood vessels. Factor VIIIa is the activated form of
> this clotting factor.
> von Willebrand factor is an entirely different molecule, also in
> vascular endothelium, and is bound to circulating factor VIII.
> There are fairly clear accounts of these factors in Wikipedia.
> Bob Richmond
> Samurai Pathologist
> Knoxville TN
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