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U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Kininogens

    Endogenous peptides present in most body fluids. Certain enzymes convert them to active KININS which are involved in inflammation, blood clotting, complement reactions, etc. Kininogens belong to the cystatin superfamily. They are cysteine proteinase inhibitors. HIGH-MOLECULAR-WEIGHT KININOGEN; (HMWK); is split by plasma kallikrein to produce BRADYKININ. LOW-MOLECULAR-WEIGHT KININOGEN; (LMWK); is split by tissue kallikrein to produce KALLIDIN.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of kininogens in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of kininogens in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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