high-molecular-weight kininogen

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high-molecular-weight kininogen

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HWMK

A protein kininogen that is one of the early participants of the intrinsic pathway of coagulation and functions as a cofactor for activating kallikrein and the Hageman factor.
See: coagulation factor under factor
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