kringle

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krin·gle

(krin'gĕl),
A structural motif or domain seen in certain proteins in which a fold of large loops is stabilized by disulfide bonds; an important structural feature in blood coagulation factors.
[Ger. Kringel, curl]
A triple-looped, disulfide-linked protein domain involved in binding membranes, proteins and phospholipids, and in regulating proteolysis; it is a common structural motif present in coagulation-related, fibrinolytic and other plasma proteinases—e.g., tPA, urokinase and apolipoprotein A

krin·gle

(kring'gĕl)
A structural motif or domain seen in certain proteins in which a fold of large loops is stabilized by disulfide bonds; an important structural feature in blood coagulation factors.
[Ger. Kringel, curl]

kringle

(krĭng′gl)
A subunit of plasminogen consisting of 80 amino acids in a loop structure.
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