urokinase
noun Date: 1952 an enzyme that is produced by the kidney and found in urine, that activates plasminogen, and that is used therapeutically to dissolve blood clots (as in the heart)

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  • urokinase — ☆ urokinase [yoor΄ō kī′nās΄, yoor΄ōkin′ās΄ ] n. [ URO 1 + KINASE] an enzyme found as a trace in human urine, used for dissolving blood clots …   English World dictionary

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  • Urokinase — U|ro|ki|na|se [↑ ur (1) u. ↑ Kinase] aus Harn oder Nierenzellkulturen gewinnbare, auch gentechnologisch herstellbare Serin Proteinase, die in zwei aktiven Formen (MG 54 000 bzw. 31 000) vorliegt. U. löst im Blutgerinnungssystem die… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • urokinase — Serine protease from kidney that is a plasminogen activator. Contains EGF like domain …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • urokinase — /yoor euh kuy nays, nayz/, n. Biochem., Pharm. an enzyme, present in the blood and urine of mammals, that activates plasminogen and is used medicinally to dissolve blood clots. [1955 60; URO 1 + KINASE] * * * …   Universalium

  • urokinase — noun An enzyme, found in the urine, which converts plasminogen to plasmin, and is used in the treatment of deep vein thrombosis …   Wiktionary

  • urokinase — SYN: plasminogen activator. * * * uro·ki·nase .yu̇r ō kī .nās, .nāz n an enzyme that is produced by the kidney and is found in human urine, that activates plasminogen, and that is used therapeutically to dissolve blood clots (as in the heart) * * …   Medical dictionary

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