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

  • noun The inactive precursor to plasmin that is found in body fluids and blood plasma.

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  • noun biochemistry The inactive precursor to plasmin; profibrinolysin

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  • noun an inactive form of plasmin that occurs in plasma and is converted to plasmin by organic solvents

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Examples

  • The volunteers 'bodies responded by producing 3 to 5 times as much as normal of a hormone called plasminogen activator inhibitor-1.

    New Scientist - Online News

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

    innovations-report

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

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

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

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

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

    THE MEDICAL NEWS

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

    innovations-report

  • The experimental pre-clinical treatment involved putting a naturally occurring substance called plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 (PAI-1) into the brains of newborn rats, said Chia-Yi Kuan, M.D.

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  • Robinson and her colleagues measured several blood components involved in clotting, including fats and clotting factors such as plasminogen-activator inhibitor-1 (PAI-1) for the following eight hours.

    Forbes.com: News

  • As tissue plasminogen activator is manufactured using recombinant biotechnology techniques, it is referred to as rtPA as well as tPA in the study.

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  • Blood flow can be restored if tissue plasminogen activator, or tPA, is administered soon after the stroke occurs.

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