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u·ro·ki·nase

 (yo͝or′ō-kī′nās, -nāz)
n.
An enzyme originally found in human urine that catalyzes the conversion of plasminogen to plasmin and is used in medicine to dissolve blood clots.
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urokinase

(ˌjʊərəʊˈkaɪneɪz)
n
(Biochemistry) a biochemical catalyst present in urine and the blood stream
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u•ro•ki•nase

(ˌyʊər əˈkaɪ neɪs, -neɪz)

n.
an enzyme, present in the blood and urine of mammals, that activates plasminogen and is used medicinally to dissolve blood clots.
[1955–60]
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Noun1.urokinase - protease produced in the kidney that converts plasminogen to plasmin and so initiates fibrinolysis
peptidase, protease, proteinase, proteolytic enzyme - any enzyme that catalyzes the splitting of proteins into smaller peptide fractions and amino acids by a process known as proteolysis
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Translations

ur·o·ki·nase

n. urocinasa, enzima presente en la orina que se emplea en la disolución de coágulos.
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urokinase

n uroquinasa (INN), urokinasa or urocinasa
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References in periodicals archive ?
Currently available thrombolytic agents include Alteplase (t-PA or Activase), Reteplase (r-PA or Retavaseurokinase (Abbokinase), prourokinase, Anisoylated Purified Streptokinase Activator Complex (APSAC) and streptokinase 2 are of human origin, which are very expensive.
The thrombolytic drugs tested included: alteplase (Cathflo Activase, Genentech, Inc, San Francisco, California), urokinase (Abbokinase, Abbott Laboratories, Abbott Park, Illinois), streptokinase (Streptase, Aventis, Paris, France), tenecteplase (TNKase, Genentech, Inc), and reteplase (Retavase, Boehringer Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany).
The increase in revenues for each of the periods was primarily the result of the commencement of sales of Abbokinase which accounted for approximately $2.0 million of revenue in the second quarter.