Phosphatidylserine and FVa regulate FXa structure.


Human coagulation FXa (Factor Xa) plays a key role in blood coagulation by activating prothrombin to thrombin on 'stimulated' platelet membranes in the presence of its cofactor FVa (Factor Va). PS (phosphatidylserine) exposure on activated platelet membranes promotes prothrombin activation by FXa by allosterically regulating FXa. To identify the structural… (More)
DOI: 10.1042/BJ20131099