urokinase

Definitions of urokinase
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n protease produced in the kidney that converts plasminogen to plasmin and so initiates fibrinolysis

Synonyms:
plasminogen activator
Type of:
peptidase, protease, proteinase, proteolytic enzyme
any enzyme that catalyzes the splitting of proteins into smaller peptide fractions and amino acids by a process known as proteolysis

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