kallikrein


kallikrein
Plasma serine proteases normally present as inactive prekallikreins which are activated by Hagemann factor. Act on kininogens to produce kinins. Contain an apple domain.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • Kallikrein — 1 Bändermodell nach PDB  …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • kallikrein — [kal΄i krē′in] n. any of a group of proteolytic enzymes in the blood, urine, etc. that release a kinin from various globulins * * * …   Universalium

  • kallikrein — [kal΄i krē′in] n. any of a group of proteolytic enzymes in the blood, urine, etc. that release a kinin from various globulins …   English World dictionary

  • Kallikrein — Kallikreins (tissue and plasma kallikrein) are peptidases (enzymes that cleave peptide bonds in proteins), a subgroup of the serine protease family.FunctionsThey liberate kinins (BK and KD) from the kininogens. [Oikonomopoulou, K., Hansen, K.K.,… …   Wikipedia

  • Kallikrein — Kal|li|kre|in [griech. kallíkreas = Bauchspeicheldrüse (eigtl. = schönes Fleisch); ↑ in (3)], das; s, e; Syn.: (internat. Freiname:) Kallidinogenase: Sammelbez. für aus inaktiven Vorstufen (Kallikreinogene als Zymogene) proteolytisch freigesetzte …   Universal-Lexikon

  • kallikrein — noun Etymology: German, from Greek kallikreas sweetbread, pancreas, from kalli beautiful (from kallos beauty) + kreas flesh more at raw Date: 1930 a hypotensive protease that liberates kinins from blood plasma proteins and is used therapeutically …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • kallikrein — noun Any of a set of peptidases, a subgroup of the serine protease family …   Wiktionary

  • kallikrein — A group of enzymes ( e.g., plasma, tissue, pancreatic, urinary, submandibular k.) that can convert kininogen by proteolysis to bradykinin or kallidin; trypsin and …   Medical dictionary

  • Kallikrein — Kalli|krei̱n [zu gr. ϰαλλιϰρεας = Bauchspeicheldrüse; eigtl. = schönes Fleisch] s; s: hormonartiger Wirkstoff der Bauchspeicheldrüse von blutdrucksenkender Wirkung u. Funktion …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • Kallikrein — Kal|li|kre|in* das; s <zu gr. kallíkreas »Bauchspeicheldrüse« u. ↑...in> hormonartiger Wirkstoff der Bauchspeicheldrüse von blutdrucksenkender Wirkung u. Funktion (Med.) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch


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