Decapeptide (lysyl-bradykinin; amino acid sequence KRPPGFSPFR) produced in kidney. Like bradykinin, an inflammatory mediator (a kinin); causes dilation of renal blood vessels and increased water excretion.
<protein> Decapeptide (lysyl bradykinin, amino acid sequence KRPPGFSPFR) produced in kidney. Like bradykinin, an inflammatory mediator (a kinin), causes dilation of renal blood vessels and increased water excretion. ... (18 Nov 1997) ... Found on http://www.mondofacto.com/facts/dictionary?kallidin
(kal´ĭ-din) a kinin produced by the action of tissue and glandular kallikreins on low-molecular-weight kininogen; it has physiologic effects similar to those of bradykinin.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001
Type: Term Pronunciation: kal′i-din Definitions: 1. A decapeptide vasodilator consisting of bradykinin with a lysyl group attached to the amino terminus. This group can be removed by an aminopeptidase in the blood to yield bradykinin. Synonyms: bradykininogen, kallidin 10, kallidin II, kinin 10, lysyl-bradykininFound on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=46640
Kallidin is a bioactive kinin formed in response to injury from kininogen precursors through the action of kallikreins. Kallidin is a decapeptide that can be converted to bradykinin by the aminopeptidase enzyme. It can be a substrate for carboxypeptidase M and N. Kallidin is identical to bradykinin with an additional lysine residue added at the N-...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kallidin
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