urokinase-type plasminogen activator
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Related to urokinase-type plasminogen activator: Plasminogen activator inhibitor
AbbokinaseA proprietary formulation of urokinase, a thrombolytic that activates the fibrinolysis by increasing plasmin production from plasminogen, thereby degrading fibrin clots, fibrinogen, and other clotting factors.
urokinase-type plasminogen activatorAbbreviation: uPA
A protein that degrades extracellular tissues. It has been linked to the spread of some cancers by invasion and metastasis.
See also: activator