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Koopman, J.L. (author), Slomp, J. (author), de Bart, A.C.W. (author), Quax, P.H.A. (author), Verheijent, J.H. (author), Gaubius Instituut TNO (author)
The structural and functional properties of the urokinase-type plasminogen activator (u-PA) that are involved in the mitogenic effect of this proteolytic enzyme on human melanoma cells M14 and IF6 and the role of the u-PA receptor (u-PAR) in transducing this signal were analyzed. Native u- PA purified from urine induced a mitogenic response in...
article 1998
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Rijken, D.C. (author), Groeneveld, E. (author), Gaubius Instituut TNO (author)
Recent studies suggest that plasminogen activators not only hydrolyse a specific arginine-valine bond in plasminogen, but may also cleave other proteins such as fibronectin. We studied the substrate specificity, particularly the preference for arginyl over lysyl peptide bonds, of tissue-type plasminogen activator (t-PA) as well as of two-chain...
article 1991
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Quax, P.H.A. (author), van Leeuwen, R.T.J. (author), Verspaget, H.W. (author), Verheijen, J.H. (author), Gaubius Instituut TNO (author)
In 22 human tumor cell lines the regulation of production of plasminogen activators urokinase (u-PA) and tissue-type (u-PA) and their inhibitors PAI-1 and PAI-2 was studied. These four components may determine the net plasminogen activator activity, which is often associated with tumor development and metastatic processes. The amount of specific...
article 1990
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Otter, M. (author), van Berkel, T.J.C. (author), Rijken, D.C. (author), Gaubius Instituut TNO (author)
In this study, binding and degradation of tissue-type plasminogen activator (t-PA) by the human hepatoma cell line Hep G2 was investigated. Binding at 4°C was time-dependent and reached a maximum after ca. 2 hours. Scatchard analysis of saturation experiments showed about 170,000 high affinity binding sites for t-PA per cell with an apparent Kd...
article 1989
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