plasma kallikrein

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A serine peptidase composed of a heavy chain (371 aa) and a disulphide-linked light chain (248 aa) produced by proteolytic cleavage of inactive plasma prekallikrein by factor XIIa. The four kallikrein apple domains mediate high affinity binding to its major substrate, high molecular weight kininogen.

Subjects: Medicine and Health.

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