leukolysin


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leukocytolysin

 [loo″ko-si-tol´ĭ-sin]
a lysin that leads to disruption of leukocytes.

leu·ko·cy·tol·y·sin

(lū'kō-sī-tol'i-sin),
Any substance (including lytic antibody) that causes dissolution of leukocytes.
Synonym(s): leukolysin

MMP25

A gene on chromosome 16p13.3 that encodes membrane type matrix metalloproteinase 25. Unlike other matrix metalloproteinases, which are secreted as inactive proproteins and activated when cleaved by extracellular proteinases, MMP25 is a transmembrane protein, which may activate progelatinase A; it is expressed predominantly in the leukocytes, lung and spleen.

leu·ko·cy·tol·y·sin

(lū'kō-sī-tol'i-sin)
Any substance (including lytic antibody) that causes dissolution of leukocytes.
Synonym(s): leukolysin.

leukolysin