Karen Barker-Carlson

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The serine protease tissue-type plasminogen activator (t-PA) initiates the fibrinolytic protease cascade and plays a significant role in motor learning, memory, and neuronal cell death induced by excitotoxin and ischemia. In the fibrinolytic system, the serpin PAI-1 negatively regulates the enzymatic activity of both single-chain and two-chain t-PA (sct-PA(More)
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