The Molecular Basis of Von Willebrand Disease

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMolecular Hematology: Third Edition
Number of pages13
ISBN (Print)9781405182317
Publication statusPublished - Mar 10 2010


  • Gene encoding VWF-mapped on chromosome 12
  • Molecular basis of von Willebrand disease
  • Transfusional therapy with plasma products containing FVIII and VWF-treatment of choice
  • Type 2 VWD-approximately 20% of all VWD cases
  • Type 3 VWD, autosomal recessive severe disorder-and nearly complete absence of VWF
  • Von Willebrand disease (VWD)-common inherited bleeding disorder
  • Von Willebrand disease and its classification
  • Von Willebrand factor in primary hemostasis
  • VWD and deficiency or multimeric plasma glycoprotein dysfunction of von Willebrand factor (VWF)
  • VWF multimer synthesis and subcellular localization of post-translational modification events

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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