streptokinase


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streptokinase

[¦strep·tō′kī‚nās]
(biochemistry)
An enzyme occurring as a component of fibrinolysin in cultures of certain hemolytic streptococci.
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0, serine protease acts on substrates like casein and fibrin clot, possess good fibrinolytic activity when compared to streptokinase and fibrinolytic activity is inherent property of latex protease.
Acute renal failure after streptokinase therapy in a patient with acute myocardial infarction.
APSAC has a half-life of approximately 70-120 minutes and acts as a sustained-release form of streptokinase.
The laboratory had earlier developed two clot busters -- natural and recombinant streptokinases -- which are selling well in the market, according to scientists.
He agreed that recombinant tissue-type plasminogen activator (rt-PA), urokinase, and streptokinase are not believed to cross to an embryo or fetus in amounts sufficient to cause hemorrhage.
The objective of the agreement between ThromboGenics and Bharat Biotech is to develop and commercialize THR-100 as a replacement for established thrombolytics, such as streptokinase and urokinase, in developing markets.
In 1982, administration of streptokinase was shown to improve survival in patients undergoing an acute myocardial infarction.
A randomized trial comparing VATS with chest-tube pleural drainage and streptokinase therapy favored VATS for higher efficacy and shorter hospital stay (Chest 1997;111:1548-51).
Published reports to date have dealt exclusively with streptokinase, urokinase, reteplase, or recombinant tissue plasminogen activator.
Initially, Kee Pharma plans to focus on cardiology, immunology and oncology segments with the introduction of melagenina (remedy for leucoderma patients), recombinant streptokinase (a cardiac drug), recombinant interferon, gamma and alpha interferon (for cancer) and epidermal growth factor.