antifibrinolysin

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antifibrinolysin

[¦an·tē‚fī·brə′näl·ə·sən]
(biochemistry)
Any substance that inhibits the proteolytic action of fibrinolysin.
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The production of plasminogen, alpha-2 antiplasmin, histidine-rich glycoprotein and FXIII is decreased in liver diseases.
Plasmin (a fibrinolytic enzyme that breaks down blood clots) is rapidly blocked by a protein called antiplasmin.
We then performed PT; activated partial thromboplastin time (APTT); fibrinogen (clottable and immunological); d-dimer; reptilase time; thrombin times; coagulation factors II, V, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII; anti-thrombin (AT); alpha-2 antiplasmin (AP); protein C (PC); mixing studies (using rabbit normal plasma); lupus anticoagulant screening and confirmatory testing (dilute Russell's viper venom [American Diagnostica, Greenwich CT], STACLOT LA, [Diagnostica-Stago, Inc.
Activated thrombin-activatable fibrinolysis inhibitor reduces the ability of high molecular weight fibrin degradation products to protect plasmin from antiplasmin.
In this study, blood samples were collected from patients to evaluate serum levels of antiplasmin, which are thought to be regulated by FAP.
Using photo-optical detection with a 405 nm halogen light source, the compact, benchtop analyzer performs many tests, including: PT, aPTT, TT, FIB (fibrinogen), factor assays, INR, ATIII, plasminogen, [alpha]-2 antiplasmin, heparin anti-Xa, protein C, APCR (activated protein C resistance), lupus screen and confirmatory, PNP, P+P, and mixing studies, as well as user-programmable tests such as clottable protein C and S.
7) discovered it as a contaminant during the purification of aZ antiplasmin, utilizing plasminogen-Sepharose affinity chromatography.
2] antiplasmin complex is involved during fibrinolytic activation and fibrinolytic therapy.
In individuals with abnormal antiplasmin activity or in some fibrinolytic states, the clot is observed to dissolve in a few hours [11].
Analysis of the plasma elimination kinetics and conformational stabilities of native, proteinase-complexed, and reactive site cleaved serpins: comparison of al proteinase inhibitor, al antichymotrypsin, antithrombin III, a2 antiplasmin, angiotensinogen and ovalbumin.