Desirudin

Category: Blood Thinner (Anticoagulant)



Desirudin Overview

Hirudin is a naturally occurring peptide in the salivary glands of blood-sucking leeches (such as Hirudo medicinalis) that has a blood anticoagulant property.[2] This is fundamental for the leeches’ alimentary habit of hematophagy, since it keeps the blood flowing after the initial phlebotomy performed by the worm on the host’s skin. Contents 1 Structure 2 Biological activity 3 See also 4 References 5 External links Structure During his years in Birmingham...

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Desirudin
  • Injection: 15.75mg, 15mg/vial
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