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- n. Any of a set of proteins defined by their primary role as precursors for kinin.
DPK-060 is a novel anti-microbial peptide which is structurally derived from the endogenous human protein kininogen.
Degradation of high-molecular-weight kininogen and upregulation of the bradykinin-1 receptor in inflamed tissues indicated activation of the contact system in 11 patients.
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