Protease nexin

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protease nexin

(Science: protein) specific inhibitor of urokinase, thrombin and plasmin. Reported to influence neurite outgrowth by regulating the degree of proteolytic activity and thereby preventing excess degradation of substrate macromolecules and promoting neurite adhesion.