Fondaparinux

Singh Sindhu, Peter Silberstein

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Abstract

Fondaparinux, an anticoagulant, is a synthetic and specific inhibitor of activated Factor X (Xa). It binds to antithrombin (AT), increasing the affinity of AT affinity for (Xa). Fondaparinux belongs to the class of newer anticoagulants. Fondaparinux is a synthetic pentasaccharide; it is extensively sulfated and its sequence is derived from the AT binding region of heparin © 2008

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationxPharm
Subtitle of host publicationThe Comprehensive Pharmacology Reference
PublisherElsevier Inc.
Pages1-6
Number of pages6
ISBN (Print)9780080552323
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2008

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics(all)

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    Sindhu, S., & Silberstein, P. (2008). Fondaparinux. In xPharm: The Comprehensive Pharmacology Reference (pp. 1-6). Elsevier Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-008055232-3.64063-2