|Official Full Name||Hirudin|
|Background||Hirudin is a naturally occurring peptide in the salivary glands of medicinal leeches (such as Hirudo medicinalis) that has a blood anticoagulant property. 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.|
|Synonyms||Hirudin; Hirudin 1; Lepirudin; Refludan|
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Hirudin involved in several pathways and played different roles in them. We selected most pathways Hirudin participated on our site, such as , which may be useful for your reference. Also, other proteins which involved in the same pathway with Hirudin were listed below. Creative BioMart supplied nearly all the proteins listed, you can search them on our site.
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Hirudin has several biochemical functions, for example, . Some of the functions are cooperated with other proteins, some of the functions could acted by Hirudin itself. We selected most functions Hirudin had, and list some proteins which have the same functions with Hirudin. You can find most of the proteins on our site.
Hirudin has direct interactions with proteins and molecules. Those interactions were detected by several methods such as yeast two hybrid, co-IP, pull-down and so on. We selected proteins and molecules interacted with Hirudin here. Most of them are supplied by our site. Hope this information will be useful for your research of Hirudin.