high-molecular-weight kininogen

high-molecular-weight kininogen
(HMWK) a kininogen of molecular weight 100,000–250,000 that is split by plasma kallikrein to produce bradykinin. Called also Fitzgerald factor.

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  • High-molecular-weight kininogen — (HMWK), also known as the Williams Fitzgerald Flaujeac factor or the Fitzgerald factor or the HMWK kallikrein factor, is a protein from the blood coagulation system as well as the kinin kallikrein system. It is a protein that adsorbs to the… …   Wikipedia

  • Low-molecular-weight kininogen — is a form of kininogen, which has been identified in mice, [cite journal |author=Shesely E, Hu C, Alhenc Gelas F, Meneton P, Carretero O |title=A second expressed kininogen gene in mice |journal=Physiol Genomics |volume=26 |issue=2 |pages=152–7… …   Wikipedia

  • Kininogen — Kininogens are proteins that are defined by their role as precursors for kinin, but that also can have additional roles. The two main types are: * High molecular weight kininogen, which is produced by the liver together with prekallikrein. It… …   Wikipedia

  • kininogen — The globulin precursor of a (plasma) kinin. high molecular weight k. a plasma protein of 110,000 molecular weight that normally exists in plasma in a 1:1 complex with …   Medical dictionary

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  • KLKB1 — Kallikrein B, plasma (Fletcher factor) 1, also known as KLKB1, is a human gene. PBB Summary section title = summary text = Plasma prekallikrein is a glycoprotein that participates in the surface dependent activation of blood coagulation,… …   Wikipedia

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