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Hirudins

Known as: HIRUDIN, Hirudins [Chemical/Ingredient] 
Single-chain polypeptides of about 65 amino acids (7 kDa) from LEECHES that have a neutral hydrophobic N terminus, an acidic hydrophilic C terminus… 
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Review
2000
Review
2000
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE There are two types of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT). HIT I is characterized by a transitory… 
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
  • M. Simoons
  • The New England journal of medicine
  • 1996
  • Corpus ID: 2815702
BACKGROUND Thrombin has a pivotal role in the pathogenesis of acute coronary thrombosis. We compared the clinical efficacy of a… 
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
BACKGROUND The TIMI 9 trial evaluated whether the direct antithrombin hirudin is more effective than an indirect-acting… 
Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
  • L. Gallo
  • GWUMC Department of Biochemistry Annual Spring…
  • 1995
  • Corpus ID: 546674
Shaker A. Mousa and Thomas M. Reilly The DuPont Merck Pharmaceutical Company Cardiovascular Diseases Div., Exp. Station… 
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Review
1992
Review
1992
The substrate-like 'canonical' inhibition by the 'small' serine proteinase inhibitors and the product-like inhibition by the… 
Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
The structure of a recombinant hirudin (variant 2, Lys47) human alpha-thrombin complex has been refined using restrained least… 
Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
The crystallographic structure of a recombinant hirudin-thrombin complex has been solved at 2.3 angstrom (A) resolution. Hirudin… 
Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
Propagation of venous thrombi or rethrombosis after coronary thrombolytic therapy can occur despite heparin administration. To… 
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
Thrombin is a serine protease that plays a central role in blood coagulation. It is inhibited by hirudin, a polypeptide of 65… 
Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
The dissociation constant for hirudin was determined by varying the concentration of hirudin in the presence of a fixed…