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Factor

An event, circumstance, influence, or element that plays a part in bringing about a result.

A factor in a case contributes to its causation or outcome. In the area of Negligence law, the factors, or chain of causation, are important in determining whether liability ensues from a particular action done by the defendant.

factor

n. 1) a salesman who sells in his/her own name on behalf of others, taking a commission for services. 2) something that contributes to the result.

factor

(Commission merchant), noun agent, broker, commercial agent, delegate, deputy, envoy, interagent, manager, medium, middleman, one who sells for factorage, proctor, procurator, representative
Associated concepts: consignee, factors' lien

factor

(Ingredient), noun additive, agent, aid, aspect, cause, component, constituent, constitutive element, content, contributing force, determinant, element, elementary unit, feature, integral part, part, portion, segment, unit
See also: aspect, broker, cause, characteristic, component, constituent, dealer, deputy, determinant, element, feature, ingredient, member, part, plenipotentiary, portion, procurator, reason, represent, substitute

factor

1 a mercantile agent. An agent who is in the ordinary course of business entrusted with goods or documents of title representing goods with a view to their sale. A factor has a lien over goods entrusted to him; this lien covers any claims he may have against his principal arising out of the agency. Most factors will be mercantile agents (and have the powers of such) for the purposes of the Factors Act 1889. Under this Act, in certain circumstances a factor may pass a good title to goods entrusted to him.
2 an institution to whom a company assigns its book debts (see FACTORING).
3 in Scotland a landlord or superior's agent.
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High and her team injected the adeno-associated virus loaded with the factor IX gene into the leg muscles of five hemophiliac dogs.
AMT will use the TIGET technology to prevent an immune response against the newly formed Factor IX, which the patient's body may recognize as being foreign.
After therapy, the dogs began producing factor IX, although these levels were about 1,000 times less than normal.
rFIXFc is a recombinant Factor IX Fc fusion protein developed using monomeric Fc fusion technology.
The primary outcome measures of the Phase III children study (patients ages 1 to 11 years) are PK parameters of rIX-FP and the number of subjects developing inhibitors against factor IX.
BeneFix is indicated for the treatment and prophylaxis of bleeding in patients with haemophilia B (congenital factor IX deficiency).
Factor IX products are used in the treatment of Hemophilia B.
This study was designed to compare the change in frequency of spontaneous bleeding events between on-demand treatment and a weekly prophylaxis regimen in patients previously receiving only on-demand treatment; and the number of patients developing inhibitors against factor IX as primary outcome measures.
As we mentioned at our recent R&D investor briefing, submission of our BLA to the FDA for rIX-FP is a significant milestone for CSL Behring's recombinant factor IX development program and moves us one step closer to bringing this innovative therapy to hemophilia B patients in the U.
The collaboration with the factor IX program is a further important example of the value of this relationship.
Pfizer is a leader in hemophilia, developing the first recombinant Factor IX product," said Dr.
GTC", Nasdaq: GTCB) has entered into a definitive agreement with ProGenetics, LLC, a private company based in Blacksburg, Virginia, to obtain an exclusive license to develop and commercialize ProGenetics' recombinant human factor IX, recombinant human factor VIII, and recombinant human fibrinogen for North America, Europe and Japan.