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

  • noun An enzyme in human urine that catalyzes the conversion of plasminogen to plasmin and is used in medicine to dissolve blood clots.

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  • noun biochemistry An enzyme, found in the urine, which converts plasminogen to plasmin, and is used in the treatment of deep vein thrombosis.

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  • noun protease produced in the kidney that converts plasminogen to plasmin and so initiates fibrinolysis

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  • In a mouse study, Dickek and his team transplanted bone marrow containing macrophages that overproduce a protein-digesting enzyme known as urokinase into aged, atherosclerotic mice.

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  • In a mouse study, Dickek and his team transplanted bone marrow containing macrophages that overproduce a protein-digesting enzyme known as urokinase into aged, atherosclerotic mice.

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  • In a mouse study, Dickek and his team transplanted bone marrow containing macrophages that overproduce a protein-digesting enzyme known as urokinase into aged, atherosclerotic mice.

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  • In a mouse study, Dickek and his team transplanted bone marrow containing macrophages that overproduce a protein-digesting enzyme known as urokinase into aged, atherosclerotic mice.

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  • "For instance, platelets might deliver an enzyme called urokinase to selectively disintegrate blood clots."

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  • UW researchers learned that, inside some advanced plaques, macrophages that overproduce a protein-digesting enzyme known as urokinase into aged, atherosclerotic mice.

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  • The first is a magnetic nanoparticle designed to target a molecule known as urokinase plasminogen activator receptor.

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  • The first is a magnetic nanoparticle designed to target a molecule known as urokinase plasminogen activator receptor.

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  • The first is a magnetic nanoparticle designed to target a molecule known as urokinase plasminogen activator receptor.

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  • The first is a magnetic nanoparticle designed to target a molecule known as urokinase plasminogen activator receptor.

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