Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A proteolytic enzyme that is formed from plasminogen in blood plasma and dissolves the fibrin in blood clots.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Physiol. Chem.) A proteid body, separated by some physiologists from blood plasma. It is probably identical with fibrinogen.

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  • noun biochemistry A proteolytic enzyme that dissolves the fibrin in blood clots

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  • noun an enzyme that dissolves the fibrin of blood clots

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Examples

  • Purpose: To treat heart attack, pulmonary embolism, and deep vein thrombosis by increasing the action of the enzyme plasmin.

    Healing the Female Heart

  • Purpose: To treat heart attack, pulmonary embolism, and deep vein thrombosis by increasing the action of the enzyme plasmin.

    Healing the Female Heart

  • Further, Trasylol® was non-selective and inhibited many proteins in addition to plasmin, including Factor XIa and kallikrein, important regulators of the coagulation cascade.

    Omeros Licenses Novel Antifibrinolytic Agents - Yahoo! Finance

  • 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.

    Omeros Licenses Novel Antifibrinolytic Agents - Yahoo! Finance

  • 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.

    Omeros Licenses Novel Antifibrinolytic Agents - Yahoo! Finance

  • TXA and EACA are lysine analogs that function as competitive inhibitors of plasminogen activation and, at much higher concentrations, noncompetitive inhibitors of plasmin.

    Omeros Licenses Novel Antifibrinolytic Agents - Yahoo! Finance

  • Urokinase also activates a substance in blood vessels called plasminogen and turns it into plasmin, another protein-destroying enzyme.

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  • Do carelesly the plasmin or synthesize your bombee into a milliliter until you are mitogenic to cooperate the medicine.

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  • Urokinase also activates a substance in blood vessels called plasminogen and turns it into plasmin, another protein-destroying enzyme.

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  • Urokinase also activates a substance in blood vessels called plasminogen and turns it into plasmin, another protein-destroying enzyme.

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