Carboxypeptidase U

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Carboxypeptidase U circulates in plasma in an inactive form and becomes activated during clotting. Once activated, carboxypeptidase U inhibits fibrinolysis, which delays clot lysis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationxPharm
Subtitle of host publicationThe Comprehensive Pharmacology Reference
PublisherElsevier Inc.
Number of pages5
ISBN (Print)9780080552323
StatePublished - Jan 1 2007


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics(all)

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Fricker, L. (2007). Carboxypeptidase U. In xPharm: The Comprehensive Pharmacology Reference (pp. 1-5). Elsevier Inc..