The source of plasminogen activator in human saliva.

@article{Moody1982TheSO,
  title={The source of plasminogen activator in human saliva.},
  author={Grant H Moody},
  journal={Archives of oral biology},
  year={1982},
  volume={27 1},
  pages={33-7}
}
Human mixed stimulated saliva (MSS) has fibrinolytic activity (plasminogen activator activity) but no such activity could be demonstrated in the supernatants of mixed stimulated, parotid or submandibular salivas. Resuspended pellets from MSS showed a fibrinolytic activity only in association with epithelial cells and cell fragments. It is concluded that the… CONTINUE READING