urokinase

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urokinase

[‚yu̇r·ə′kī‚nās]
(biochemistry)
An enzyme, present in human urine, that catalyzes the conversion of plasminogen to plasmin.
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ImaRx Therapeutics' commercialization efforts are currently focused on its product, Abbokinase, for the treatment of acute massive pulmonary embolism.
Treatment for persistent withdrawal occlusion (PWO) traditionally had been the instillation of 1 to 2 mL (5,000 to 10,000 units) of urokinase (Abbokinase Open-cath, Abbott Phamaceuticals, Abbot Park, IL) (Herbst, Kline, & McKinnon, 1998).
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