(= a-2-antiplasmin)
Plasma protein (65 kD) that inhibits plasmin (and Factors XIa, XIIa, plasma kallikrein, thrombin and trypsin) and therefore acts to regulate fibrinolysis.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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