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Synonyms for urokinase

protease produced in the kidney that converts plasminogen to plasmin and so initiates fibrinolysis

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Dano, "Plasminogen activation by receptor-bound urokinase. A kinetic study with both cell-associated and isolated receptor," The Journal of Biological Chemistry, vol.
Schutte, "Soluble urokinase plasminogen activator receptor as a prognostic marker of all-cause and cardiovascular mortality in a black population," International Journal of Cardiology, vol.
Suzuki, "A comparative study of high molecular weight urokinase and low molecular weight urokinase," Journal of Biochemistry, vol.
As fibrin is an important component of thrombus, current thrombolytic therapy mainly uses drugs such as Streptokinase, Urokinase and Tissue Plasminogen Activator (t-PA) to dissolve fibrin.
The significance of soluble urokinase plasminogen activator receptor (suPAR) in ICU patients.
After eight days, he suffered a cardiac arrest, ALS was started and intravenous bolus of 1.000.000 IU of urokinase was administered.
* The mean number of urokinase instillations was 4 (range 1 to 9 times).
The influence of opioids on urokinase plasminogen activator on protein and mRNA level in MCF-7 breast cancer cell line.
Isolation, production, purification, assay and characterization of fibrinolytic enzymes (nattokinase, streptokinase and urokinase) from bacterial sources.
Prognostic and predictive value of intact and cleaved forms of the urokinase plasminogen activator receptor in metastatic prostate cancer.
Recent insights suggest that APOL1 risk for kidney disease depends on the plasma levels of soluble urokinase receptor, an immune derived signaling molecule whose level is associated with lifestyle, infections, and even certain types of cancers [18].
Cinelli, "Matrix metalloproteinase 12-dependent cleavage of urokinase receptor in systemic sclerosis microvascular endothelial cells results in impaired angiogenesis," Arthritis & Rheumatology, vol.
Here we report and discuss three cases of GE determined by unusual causes, including the voluntary ingestion of hydrogen peroxide (HP), an endoscopic procedure, and the Urokinase instillation adjunctive to the chest tube drainage in a case of pleural empyema.
Caldwell, "Experimental diabetes causes breakdown of the blood-retina barrier by a mechanism involving tyrosine nitration and increases in expression of vascular endothelial growth factor and urokinase plasminogen activator receptor," The American Journal of Pathology, vol.
Visfatin also correlated with soluble urokinase plasminogen activator receptor (suPAR, Figure 2(a)), a prognostic biomarker of inflammation in the ICU setting [25].