streptokinase


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strep·to·kin·ase

 (strĕp′tō-kĭn′ās, -āz, -kī′nās, -nāz)
n.
A protein, produced by hemolytic streptococci, that converts plasminogen to plasmin and is used as a drug to dissolve blood clots.

streptokinase

(ˌstrɛptəʊˈkaɪneɪs)
n
(Biochemistry) an enzyme produced by streptococci that causes the fibrin of certain animal species to undergo lysis

strep•to•ki•nase

(ˌstrɛp toʊˈkaɪ neɪs, -neɪz, -ˈkɪn eɪs, -eɪz)

n.
an enzyme used to dissolve blood clots.
[1945–50]
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Noun1.streptokinase - an enzyme produced by some strains of streptococcus that can liquefy blood clots by converting plasminogen to plasmin; used medicinally in some cases of myocardial infarction and pulmonary embolism
enzyme - any of several complex proteins that are produced by cells and act as catalysts in specific biochemical reactions
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streptokinase

n estreptoquinasa
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The first generation is non-specific plasminogen activators such as Streptokinase and Urokinase; the second generation is represented by t-PA such as Alteplase and Prourokinase; the third generation includes Reteplase, Tenecteplase, Nateplase, Recombinant Human Urokinase, etc.
Though the traditional dose of streptokinase fixed at 1.5 million units,9 has been widely accepted, some recent clinical trials have provided noninvasive evidence of reperfusion with half dose streptokinase with comparable results.
Anticoagulation must be discontinued when thrombolytic therapy is administered, especially if using streptokinase or urokinase.
We used Streptokinase and tissue plasminogen activator and Heparin and studied their usein terms of efficacy, resolution of symptoms, improvement in haemodynamic profile and echocardiographic parameters.
Streptokinase, Mutagenesis, Hyper production, Precipitation, Thrombolytic agent, UV mutagenesis.
Global Utilization of Streptokinase and Tissue Plasminogen Activator for Occluded Coronary Arteries Trial.
The present comparative parallel study between streptokinase and reteplase was carried out in the district of Hapur and Bulandshahr from 2013 to 2015.
[3] Nonstandard abbreviations: MI, myocardial infarction; ECG, electrocardiogram; CK, creatine kinase; GUSTO, Global Utilization of Streptokinase and Tissue plasminogen activator for Occluded coronary arteries trial; TnT, cardiac troponin T.
Intrapleural streptokinase versus urokinase in the treatment of complicated parapneumonic effusions: a prospective, double-blind study.
We started a regimen of streptokinase by catheter-directed-thrombolysis (catheter left in the RAP), with a bolus of 250,000 IU in 30 minutes, then 100,000 IU/hour, well tolerated for 36 hours.
20 million excludes allocation for Anaesthesia, Gypsona plaster, disposable surgical / medical supplies, dressing cotton and streptokinase injections for cardiac patients etc.
R ECENTLY, CSIRIMTECH, Chandigarh has developed a clot specific streptokinase.