fibrinolysin


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Related to fibrinolysin: fibrinogen, hyaluronidase, plasmin, streptokinase

fibrinolysin

 [fi″brĭ-nol´ĭ-sin]
2. a preparation of proteolytic enzyme formed from profibrinolysin (plasminogen) by action of physical agents or by specific bacterial kinases; used to promote dissolution of thrombi.

plas·min

(plaz'min),
A serine proteinase catalyzing the hydrolysis of peptides and of esters of l-arginine and l-lysine and converting fibrin to soluble products; occurs in plasma as the precursor plasminogen (profibrinolysin) and is activated to plasmin by organic solvents, which remove an inhibitor, and by streptokinase, trypsin, and plasminogen activator, all cleaving a single arginyl-valyl bond; plasmin is responsible for the dissolution of blood clots.
Synonym(s): fibrinase (2) , fibrinolysin

fibrinolysin

/fi·bri·nol·y·sin/ (fi″brĭ-nol´ĭ-sin)
2. a preparation of proteolytic enzyme formed from profibrinolysin (plasminogen); to promote dissolution of thrombi.

fibrinolysin

(fī′brə-nŏl′ĭ-sĭn)
n.

fibrinolysin

[fī′brinol′isin]
Etymology: L, fibra + Gk, lysein, to loosen
a proteolytic enzyme that dissolves fibrin. It is formed from plasminogen in the blood plasma. Also called plasmin. See also fibrinolysis.

plas·min

(plaz'min)
An enzyme hydrolyzing peptides and esters of l-arginine and l-lysine, and converting fibrin to soluble products; responsible for the dissolution of blood clots.
Synonym(s): fibrinase (2) , fibrinolysin.

fibrinolysin

An enzyme that can break down FIBRIN.

fibrinolysin

plasmin

plas·min

(plaz'min)
An enzyme responsible for the dissolution of blood clots.
Synonym(s): fibrinase (2) , fibrinolysin.

fibrinolysin (fī´brinol´isin),

n See plasmin.

fibrinolysin

1. plasmin.
2. a preparation of proteolytic enzyme formed from profibrinolysin (plasminogen) by action of physical agents or by specific bacterial kinases; used to promote dissolution of thrombi.