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  • n. The breakdown of fibrin, usually by the enzymatic action of plasmin.

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  • n. The process wherein a fibrin clot, the product of coagulation, is broken down.

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  • n. a normal ongoing process that dissolves fibrin and results in the removal of small blood clots

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Examples

  • Second, there is "fibrinolysis", a process that keeps the blood fluid and breaks down clots.

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  • In the case of the anxiety-disorder patients, however, the researchers observed through close analysis of the blood an activation of coagulation accompanied by an inhibition of fibrinolysis.

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  • Omeros' proprietary antifibrinolytic agents are highly selective inhibitors of plasmin, the enzyme responsible for fibrinolysis and dissolving blood clots, while avoiding significant inhibition of Factor XIa and kallikrein.

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  • Omeros' agents are designed to selectively inhibit plasmin, the enzyme responsible for fibrinolysis and dissolving blood clots, while avoiding significant inhibition of Factor XIa and kallikrein, important regulators of the coagulation cascade.

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  • The suspected genes are diverse and encompass multiple functional systems including fibrinolysis, inflammation, vascular reactivity, and neuronal repair.

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  • "The increased leukocyte uPA in Quebec platelet disorder may contribute to the unique gain-of-function defect in fibrinolysis in this disorder and to the pathogenesis of joint bleeds and delayed wound healing," the researcher said.

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  • Quebec platelet disorder is an autosomal dominant bleeding condition associated with a gain-of-function defect in fibrinolysis resulting from a 78 kb tandem duplication on chromosome 10q24 that includes

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  • Getting Pregnant While Taking Celexa of 300 mg/kg/day corrupted to lollipops for one fibrinolysis did persoally chlorpromazine in hexokinase formation or any sappy adverse gugulipid effects.

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  • Timely reperfusion therapy with either fibrinolysis (the dissolution of fibrin) or primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI; procedures such as balloon angioplasty or stent placement used to open narrowed coronary arteries) is recommended for patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI; a certain pattern on an electrocardiogram following a heart attack).

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  • Kirsty has been diagnosed with a defective fibrinolysis system, which meant her body was prone to clots anywhere in her body and had difficulty dispersing them.

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