fibrinopeptide

fibrinopeptide
One of two pairs of peptides (A and B) released from the amino-terminal ends of 2α- (or Aα-) and 2β- (or Bβ-)chains of fibrinogen by the action of thrombin to form fibrin; they have a vasoconstrictive effect.

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fi·bri·no·pep·tide -'pep-.tīd n any of the vertebrate polypeptides that are cleaved from fibrinogen by thrombin during blood clot formation

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fi·bri·no·pep·tide (fi″brĭ-no-pepґtīd) either of two substances (fibrinopeptide A and fibrinopeptide B) split off from fibrinogen during coagulation, by the action of thrombin.

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