staphylokinase


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staphylokinase

 [staf″ĭ-lo-ki´nās]
a bacterial kinase produced by certain strains of staphylococcus; it induces fibrinolysis by converting plasminogen to plasmin.

staph·y·lo·ki·nase

(staf'i-lō-kī'nās),
A bacterial nonenzymatic activator of plasminogen; not to be confused with aureolysin.

staphylokinase

[staf′ilōkī′nās]
an enzyme, produced by certain strains of staphylococci, that catalyzes the conversion of plasminogen to plasmin in various animal hosts of the microorganism.

staph·y·lo·ki·nase

(staf'i-lō-kī'nās)
A microbial metalloenzyme from Staphylococcus aureus, with action similar to that of urokinase and streptokinase, which can convert plasminogen to plasmin but requires Ca2+; separated in forms A, B, and C.

staphylokinase

a bacterial kinase produced by certain strains of staphylococci; it induces fibrinolysis by converting plasminogen to plasmin.
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Activation of plasminogen by staphylokinase reduces the severity of Staphylococcus aureus systemic infection.
Biotyping was carried out according to the simplified scheme [6,7,13], which uses four discriminative tests: the production of staphylokinase and [beta]-haemolysin, the coagulation of bovine plasma within 6 h and the type of growth on crystal violet agar.
Indirect activators include substances such as streptokinase and staphylokinase, which are produced by bacteria and bind to plasminogen to form an activator complex that then cleaves other plasmino-gen molecules to plasmin.
Blood Coagulation and Fibrinolysis accomplished by serine proteases [32], Plasminogen activator, exogenous therapeutic activators or foreign activators are enzymes and enzyme activators used to accelerate clot [33] foreign activators are bacterial streptokinase, staphylokinase etc.
Another thrombolytic protein, Staphylokinase has been licensed to M/S Strides Arcolab Ltd.
Staphylokinase, which activates proteolytic activity that dissolves clots allowing bacteria to free themselves to spread to new locations;
Elimination of a human T-cell region in staphylokinase by T-cell screening and computer modeling.