Agent Name

Fibrinolysin (human)

Alternative Name

Plasmin

CAS Number

9001-90-5

Formula

Unspecified

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

Actase; Fibrinase; Fibrinolysin; Human plasmin; Plasmin; Serum tryptase; Thrombolysin; [ChemIDplus] Fibrinolysin, human; Plasmin from human plasma; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Enzymes

Description

White solid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as a thrombolytic enzyme (dissolves fibrin clots); [Merck Index]

Comments

May cause irritation and sensitization; "Handle as if capable of transmitting infectious agents." [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "ENZYMES."

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