kistrin

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kistrin

HAEMATOLOGY, PHARMACOLOGY, THERAPEUTICS

Definition A potent inhibitor of platelet aggregation and GPIIb-IIIa antagonist, isolated from the venom of the Malayan pit viper–Agkistrodon rhodostoma. Kistrin has been used experimentally to deduce the features of protein interactions.

Research on kistrin as a therapeutic agent appears to have petered out in the mid-1990s

Reference Science 1991; 253:445   

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