An enzyme produced by some streptococci that is involved in breaking down red blood cells. It is used to treat inflammation and blood clots.
More example sentences
- It is therefore unsurprising that patients with pulmonary embolism treated with streptokinase and urokinase are three times more likely to show clot resolution than patients taking heparin alone.
- And then the astounding discovery was made that a bacterial enzyme, streptokinase, could dissolve human clots.
- Five studies used streptokinase, two used urokinase, and four used tissue plasminogen activator.
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