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Fibrinogen Free of Plasminogen as Substrate for Fibrinolytic Assays

Naturevolume 193page693 (1962) | Download Citation



THE most physiological substrate for fibrinolytic assays is non-heated fibrin. However, the clot formed from ordinary fraction-I, or even from highly purified fibrinogen, is generally heavily contaminated by plasminogen; this interferes with the protease content of the test solution.

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