DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Literature associating KLKB1 and angioedema

KLKB1 [ENSP00000264690]

Kallikrein B, plasma (Fletcher factor) 1; The enzyme cleaves Lys-Arg and Arg-Ser bonds. It activates, in a reciprocal reaction, factor XII after its binding to a negatively charged surface. It also releases bradykinin from HMW kininogen and may also play a role in the renin-angiotensin system by converting prorenin into renin; Belongs to the peptidase S1 family. Plasma kallikrein subfamily.

Synonyms:  KLKB1,  KLKB1p,  hKLKB1,  C9IYG8,  C9J075 ...

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