fibrinogen -> fibrin monomer + 2 fibrinopeptide A + 2 fibrinopeptide B

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R-HSA-140840
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Homo sapiens
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The alpha and beta chains of fibrinogen hexamer are cleaved by thrombin to generate fibrin monomer (Ni et al. 1989). The amino terminal regions of the cleaved alpha and beta chains are released (fibrinopeptides A and B respectively).

Literature References
PubMed ID Title Journal Year
2742826 High-resolution NMR studies of fibrinogen-like peptides in solution: interaction of thrombin with residues 1-23 of the A alpha chain of human fibrinogen

Ni, F, Konishi, Y, Frazier, RB, Scheraga, HA, Lord, ST

Biochemistry 1989
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serine-type endopeptidase activity of activated thrombin (factor IIa) [extracellular region]
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