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What does URK stand for?

URK stands for Urokinase

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With the advent of thrombolytic agents such as urokinase and recombinant tissue plasminogen activator (tPA), a series of promising experimental and clinical studies began to demonstrate the therapeutic benefit of intraventricular administration of fibrinolytic agents for the treatment of IVH.
``He has trouble seeing to one side and he walks with a cane, but he's a rancher, and he's back doing what ranchers do,'' eight months after the drug urokinase was administered to dissolve the clot and restore healthy blood flow to the brain, Clark said.
ViroGates A/S (Birkerod, Denmark) has patented a method of diagnosing and/or prognosticating HIV infection in a subject comprising the steps of: (a) performing in vitro a measurement of the level of a marker in the form of (i) urokinase plasminogen activator receptor (uPAR), (ii) soluble urokinase plasminogen activator receptor (suPAR), (iii) urokinase-type plasminogen activator (uPA), (iv) one or more degradation products of (i), (ii) or (iii), and/or (v) an mRNA for (i), (ii) or (iii), in a biological fluid sample from a subject, and (b) using the measurement value obtained to evaluate the state of the subject.