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Any gamma globulin with a sedimentation constant of 195.
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Alfimeprase is inhibited within seconds of moving away from the clot and into the general circulation by alpha-2 macroglobulin
, a naturally occurring protein in our blood.
([[alpha].sub.2]M) is a serum glycoprotein and a panproteinase inhibitor found in various tissues, including plasma and cerebrospinal fluid.
It encodes alpha-2 macroglobulin
, a protein that deactivates proteases, enzymes that carve up other proteins.