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streptokinase

 [strep″to-ki´nās]
an enzyme produced by streptococci that catalyzes the conversion of plasminogen to plasmin. It is administered intravenously as a thrombolytic agent in the treatment of acute coronary arterial thrombosis, acute pulmonary embolism, deep venous thrombosis, and acute arterial thromboembolism or thrombosis. It is also used to clear obstructed arteriovenous cannulae. Detailed and skilled control is required in its use in order to avoid hemorrhage. It also can produce severe antigenic reactions upon readministration. See also anticoagulant.
streptokinase-streptodornase a mixture of enzymes elaborated by hemolytic streptococci; used as a proteolytic and fibrinolytic agent.

SK

Abbreviation for streptokinase.

SK

abbreviation for streptokinase.

SK

Abbreviation for streptokinase.

streptokinase

; SK extracellular enzyme from Streptomyces; cleaves plasminogen, forming plasmin which liquefies fibrin; used with streptodornase to drain septic surgical wounds; see fibrinolytic drugs

SK

streptokinase.
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Manufactured by Russia (SKS-45), China (Type 56 Carbine), North Korea (Type 63), East Germany (Karabiner-S), North Vietnam (SKS), Yugoslavia (M59/66), Romania (M56) and Albania (Independence), the SKS has appeared in many models and variations in the milsurp stream--some strictly in refurbished military dress, others in appearance and manufacture strictly for the sporting export trade.
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SKS Group has executed a wide variety of projects for governmental bodies including Kuwait Oil Company (KOC), Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC), Petrochemical Industries Company (PIC), Equate Petrochemical Company, Joint Operations (JO), Ministry of Electricity and Water (MEW), Ministry of Interior (MOI), and leading International EPC contractors, such as Hyundai Heavy Industries, SKEC, Gulf Spic, TORR CANADA and many others.
And so, the war-trophy longarm of the entire Vietnam era became--quite by default--Charlie's second weapon of choice, the SKS Carbine.
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He said it was the job of the RBI or the Securities and Exchange Board of India ( Sebi) ( in case of listed companies like SKS Microfin) to deal with such unethical practices by the MFIs to deprive the poor shareholders of their rightful profits.
The issue consists of a fresh issue of 74,45,323 equity shares and an offer for sale of 93,46,256 equity shares by Sequoia Capital India II LLC, SKS Mutual Benefit Trust - Narayankhed, SKS Mutual Benefit Trust - Jogipet, SKS Mutual Benefit Trust - Medak, SKS Mutual Benefit Trust - Sadasivapet, SKS Mutual Benefit Trust - Sangareddy, Kismet Microfinance and Mauritius Unitus Corporation.
ARRIVALS Today: Dutch Pilot, Dordrecht; Kielder, Leith; Coral Pavona, Gdansk; Norking, Europoort; Flintereems, Sorel; SKS Tana, Puerto Bolivar.
The SKS and Mosin Nagant stocks feature a Monte Carlo design, checkered pistol grip and forearm, cheek rest, rubber butt pad and sling swivel studs.
Owners of SKS sporter rifles have until Friday to turn in their weapons, which will become illegal in the new year.
Microfinance institution, SKS Micro, has said that its banking facilities have received ratings.