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    Hi, not sure whether this is in the right section, but I was wondering whether anyone could explain what increased plasmin levels are, and the effect of them?

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    "Increased plasmin levels" refers to an increase in the levels of the enzyme plasmin in the blood- as far as I'm aware it's main function is to catalyse the degradation of fibrin. Not entirely sure what the effect of having raised levels of it is, but my guess would be that it would result in uncontrolled bleeding- external or internal hemorrhage- as the excess plasmin would lead to an increased rate of breakdown of fibrin clots.

    Hope this helps.
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    (Original post by Andrii)
    "Increased plasmin levels" refers to an increase in the levels of the enzyme plasmin in the blood- as far as I'm aware it's main function is to catalyse the degradation of fibrin. Not entirely sure what the effect of having raised levels of it is, but my guess would be that it would result in uncontrolled bleeding- external or internal hemorrhage- as the excess plasmin would lead to an increased rate of breakdown of fibrin clots.

    Hope this helps.
    thank you !
 
 
 
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