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Unformatted text preview: clot. The healthy endothelial tissue that replaces the damaged areas of the blood vessel secretes tissue plasminogen activator (t-PA), which converts plasminogen into its active form, plasmin (fibrinolysin). Plasmin in turn breaks down fibrin and leads to the dissolution of the clot....
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- Spring '10