Selective Inactivation of the Plasminogen Contaminant in Thrombin


THE contamination of preparations of thrombin and fibrinogen with plasminogen, the precursor of the fibrinolytic enzyme, has always presented great difficulties in the measurement of fibrinolytic activity.

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MARKUS, G., AMBRUS, C. Selective Inactivation of the Plasminogen Contaminant in Thrombin. Nature 188, 582–583 (1960).

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