Fibrinolytic enzymes in Asian traditional fermented foods

  title={Fibrinolytic enzymes in Asian traditional fermented foods},
  author={Yoshinori Mine and Ada Ho Kwan Wong and Bo Jiang},
Cardiovascular diseases, such as heart attack and stroke, are the leading causes of death in North America. According to data provided by the World Health Organization in 2000, heart diseases are responsible for 29% of the total mortality rate in the world. Since cardiovascular diseases have a major impact on an individual s quality of life, a tremendous amount of research has been done in the area of prevention and the treatment of the diseases. Fibrinolytic enzymes are agents that dissolve… CONTINUE READING
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