Alveolar macrophage plasminogen activator.

Plasminogen activator is a neutral serine protease secreted by many different cells, including activated peritoneal macrophages, which can mediate both inflammation and fibrinolysis and perhaps cytolysis of tumor cells. Secretion of plasminogen activator by rabbit alveolar macrophages derived from normal animals and rabbits pretreated with bacillus Calmette… (More)