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Kallikreins (Kallikrein) Summary

Description: Proteolytic enzymes from the serine endopeptidase family found in normal blood and urine. Specifically, Kallikreins are potent vasodilators and hypotensives and increase vascular permeability and affect smooth muscle. They act as infertility agents in men. Three forms are recognized, PLASMA KALLIKREIN (EC 3.4.21.34), TISSUE KALLIKREIN (EC 3.4.21.35), and PROSTATE-SPECIFIC ANTIGEN (EC 3.4.21.77).

Also Known As: Kallikrein; Kallidinogenase; Callicrein; Dilminal; Kalliginogenase Show All >>

Networked: 1596 relevant articles (41 outcomes, 170 trials/studies) for this Bio-Agent

Key Diseases for which Kallikreins is Relevant

  1. Stroke (Strokes) : 5 outcomes 1 study in 19 results
  2. Prostatic Neoplasms (Prostate Cancer) : 4 outcomes 14 studies in 139 results
  3. Cerebral Infarction : 4 outcomes 1 study in 9 results
  4. Neoplasms (Cancer) : 3 outcomes 15 studies in 222 results
  5. Asthenozoospermia : 3 outcomes 4 studies in 18 results
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Drugs Related to Kallikreins

  1. Tissue Kallikreins (Tissue Kallikrein)
  2. Aprotinin (Trasylol)
  3. Renin
  4. Angiotensins
  5. Serine Proteases (Serine Protease)
  6. Prostate-Specific Antigen (Semenogelase)
  7. Messenger RNA (mRNA)
  8. Protein Isoforms (Isoforms)
  9. Complementary DNA (cDNA)
  10. Trypsin
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Therapies Related to Kallikreins

  1. Blood Transfusion (Blood Transfusions)
  2. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
  3. Prostatectomy (Retropubic Prostatectomy)
  4. Cardiopulmonary Bypass (Heart-Lung Bypass)
  5. Estrogen Replacement Therapy
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