The Inflammatory Actions of Coagulant and Fibrinolytic Proteases in Disease

Abstract

Aside from their role in hemostasis, coagulant and fibrinolytic proteases are important mediators of inflammation in diseases such as asthma, atherosclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, and cancer. The blood circulating zymogens of these proteases enter damaged tissue as a consequence of vascular leak or rupture to become activated and contribute to… (More)
DOI: 10.1155/2015/437695

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