Synthesis of human plasminogen by the liver

Donald Raum, Deborah Marcus, Chester A. Alper, Raphael Levey, Paul D. Taylor, Thomas E. Starzl

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Genetic types of plasminogen were determined from a donor and a recipient before and after hepatic homotransplantation. Examination of the plasminogen types demonstrated that the liver is the principal site of synthesis of human plasminogen.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1036-1037
Number of pages2
Issue number4447
StatePublished - 1980
Externally publishedYes

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