plasminogen


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Related to plasminogen: tissue plasminogen activator, thrombin, Plasminogen activator inhibitor

plas·min·o·gen

 (plăz-mĭn′ə-jən)
n.
The inactive precursor to plasmin that is found in body fluids and blood plasma.

plasminogen

(plæzˈmɪnədʒən)
n
(Biochemistry) biochem a zymogen found in blood that gives rise to plasmin on activation

plas•min•o•gen

(plæzˈmɪn ə dʒən, -ˌdʒɛn)

n.
a substance in the blood that forms plasmin when activated.
[1940–45]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.plasminogen - an inactive form of plasmin that occurs in plasma and is converted to plasmin by organic solvents
fibrinolysin, plasmin - an enzyme that dissolves the fibrin of blood clots
Translations

plas·min·o·gen

[MIM*173350]
n. plasminógeno, sustancia que se encuentra en líquidos del organismo y en el plasma.
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TSX: PLI) (OTCQX: PFSCF) ("ProMetic" or the"Corporation") announced today that its plasma-derived plasminogen replacement therapy, currently in a Phase 1 clinical trial in the USA, has been successfully used to treat a plasminogen-deficient infant in critical condition in an intensive care unit at the Altona Children's Hospital in Hamburg, Germany.
Recombinant tissue plasminogen activator (rtPA), which is commonly used for the treatment of myocardial infarction and stroke in adults, has also been used to treat cardiac thrombi in patients with congenital heart disease and right-to-left shunting (2), (3), (4).
The ability of Lpp to bind to plasminogen was tested by ELISA, and urokinase-plasminogen activation assays were done to confirm the conversion of Lpp-bound plasminogen to plasmin.
In order for plasminogen to be converted to plasmin, it must first undergo a dramatic change in shape and "open" itself up.
There is interest in plasminogen due to its high levels in milk.
However, repeated measures ANOVA showed that NONcNZO10 males maintained significantly higher plasma concentrations of two adipokines, resistin and plasminogen activator inhibitor-1, and the pro-inflammatory cytokine/adipokine macrophage chemoattractant protein-1.
AnaSpec is pleased to introduce two plasminogen activator assay kits - the SensoLyteO AFC Urokinase (uPA) Assay Kit and the SensoLyteO AMC tPA Assay Kit.
The serine protease, urokinase-type plasminogen activator (uPA) plays an important role in tissue remodeling, cell migration and wound healing (Toriseva and Kahari, 2008; Watanabe et al.
PAION has initiated early-stage development activities for a series of plasminogen activators and analogues that make use of the exciting pre-clinical findings of Desmoteplase.

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