Difference in enzymatic properties between "staphylothrombin" and free alpha-thrombin.


Bacterial protein, staphylocoagulase, binds stoichiometrically to human prothrombin resulting in a coagulant complex, staphylothrombin. The enzymatic properties of staphylothrombin differ from those of alpha-thrombin in their substrate specificities toward natural and synthetic substrates, in addition to their interaction with protease inhibitors. In order… (More)


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@article{Kawabata1986DifferenceIE, title={Difference in enzymatic properties between "staphylothrombin" and free alpha-thrombin.}, author={S Kawabata and Takehito Morita and Toshio Miyata and Shinsuke Kaida and Hiroyuki Igarashi and Shiroh Iwanaga}, journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences}, year={1986}, volume={485}, pages={27-40} }