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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-terminal end and signals through the bradykinin receptor.
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A decapeptide bradykinin homolog cleaved from kininogen by kallikreins. It is a smooth-muscle stimulant and hypotensive agent that acts by vasodilatation.
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