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A proteolytic enzyme obtained from the venom of fer-de-lance (Bothrops atrox). It is used as a plasma clotting agent for fibrinogen and for the detection of fibrinogen degradation products. The presence of heparin does not interfere with the clotting test. Hemocoagulase is a mixture containing batroxobin and factor X activator. EC 3.4.21.-.
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Batroxobin reduces intracellular calcium concentration and inhibits proliferation of vascular smooth muscle cells. Chin Med J (Engl). 2004 Jun; 117(6):917-21.