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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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Solo 50% del factor IX infundido se recupera posteriormente en la circulacion (1,8).
In select countries, Baxter currently offers a plasma-derived factor IX treatment, Immunine [Factor IX Concentrate (Human)], for patients with hemophilia B, which has more than 16 years of patient experience in Europe and Latin America.
examines applications of Coagulation Factor IX and its consumers
Even such a tiny increase in factor IX could save the lives of people with hemophilia B, who can suffer dangerous spontaneous bleeding in the joints or the brain, High says.
The 'Coagulation Factor IX (CAS 9001-28-9) Market Research Report 2010' presents an overview of the Coagulation Factor IX market globally and regionally, with an analysis of its parameters.
According to Sobi, Alprolix is the only recombinant factor IX Fc Fusion protein therapy approved in Switzerland for the treatment of haemophilia B, a rare, genetic disorder in which the ability of a person's blood to clot is impaired.
From the origins of its business in 1949, BTG has commercialized major innovations such as Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), recombinant factor IX blood-clotting protein, Campath(R) (alemtuzumab) and Multi Level Cell (MLC) memory.
Additionally, over two and a half years after the single injection, the treated animal continued to produce the factor IX protein which was deficient in this animal prior to treatment.
Those with the disease are deficient in the blood-clotting protein factor IX.
amp; STOCKHOLM -- Biogen Idec (NASDAQ: BIIB) and Swedish Orphan Biovitrum (STO: SOBI) today announced that the European Medicines Agency's (EMA) Pediatric Committee (PDCO) has adopted an opinion agreeing to the pediatric investigational plan for the companies' long-lasting, fully-recombinant Factor IX Fc fusion protein (rFIXFc).
IDELVION is a long-acting albumin fusion protein that links recombinant coagulation factor IX with recombinant albumin for the treatment and prophylaxis of bleeding in patients with hemophilia B, a congenital factor IX deficiency.
It is the albumin fusion protein that links recombinant coagulation factor IX with recombinant albumin to treat haemophilia B.