Definitions

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  • n. Any of a set of proteins defined by their primary role as precursors for kinin.

Etymologies

kinin + -o- + -gen (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • DPK-060 is a novel anti-microbial peptide which is structurally derived from the endogenous human protein kininogen.

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  • 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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