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Substance Name: Plasminogen
RN: 9001-91-6


  • Precursor of plasmin (FIBRINOLYSIN). It is a single-chain beta-globulin of molecular weight 80-90,000 found mostly in association with fibrinogen in plasma; plasminogen activators change it to fibrinolysin. It is used in wound debriding and has been investigated as a thrombolytic agent.

Classification Codes

  • Cardiovascular Agents
  • Fibrin Modulating Agents
  • Fibrinolytic Agents
  • Hematologic Agents
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Plasminogen

MeSH Heading

  • Plasminogen


  • EINECS 232-641-9
  • Plasminogen

Systematic Name

  • Plasminogen

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 9001-91-6

System Generated Number

  • 0009001916