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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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Lot 12 - Factor VIII clotting plasma of 500 IU / fl.
Kogenate(R) FS/KOGENATE(R) Bayer Antihemophilic Factor (Recombinant), is a recombinant factor VIII treatment currently indicated for the treatment of hemophilia A in which there is a demonstrated deficiency of activity of the plasma clotting factor VIII.
In the current collaboration, EpiVax and Biotest scientists will use Tregitopes to selectively dampening unwanted immune responses to factor VIII, the primary therapeutic used to control bleeding for individuals who have hemophilia A.
Without Factor VIII my blood will not clot, without treatment any form of trauma, injury or internal bleeding will not stop.
He described how consultant haematologist Dr John Hanley had written to the Trust in February requesting that Mr Longstaff be treated with Recombinant Factor VIII, warning that otherwise his condition "will continue to deteriorate and he might possibly die".
Measurable levels of factor VIII in plasma have not been achieved by gene therapy in humans before this study.
The scientists impregnated some of the excised cells with plasmids--rings of bacterial DNA--that they had altered to carry a gene encoding factor VIII.
The patent covers methods of delivering factor VIII using AAV vectors carrying the gene for factor VIII, including single and multiple AAV vector approaches.
Factor VIII is a clotting agent produced by endothelial tissue and normally present in measurable quantities in the blood.
Characteristics of Patients without Bleeding in a Pivotal Trial of Extended Half-Life, Pegylated, Full-Length Recombinant Factor VIII (BAX 855) in the Treatment of Hemophilia A.
In 2014, the recombinant factor VIII accounted for the largest share of the global recombinant coagulation factor market.