Accepted name: plasmin
Reaction: Preferential cleavage: Lys┼ > Arg┼
higher selectivity than trypsin. Converts fibrin into soluble products
Other name(s): fibrinase; fibrinolysin; actase; serum tryptase; thrombolysin
Comments: Formed from plasminogen by proteolysis which results in multiple forms of the active plasmin. In peptidase family S1 (trypsin family).
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