Abbokinase | definition of Abbokinase by Medical dictionary
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Abbokinase A proprietary formulation of urokinase, a thrombolytic that activates the fibrinolysis by increasing plasmin production from plasminogen, thereby degrading fibrin clots, fibrinogen, and other clotting factors.
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ImaRx Therapeutics' commercialization efforts are currently focused on its product, Abbokinase
, for the treatment of acute massive pulmonary embolism.
5 percent, with strong growth in anesthesia sales offset by a difficult comparison to the fourth quarter of 2002, when Abbokinase
sales were exceptionally strong due to wholesaler stocking in preparation for the product's launch.
is the trade name for urokinase, an enzyme produced by human kidneys to lyse (dissolve) blood clots.