Kinins IV pp 355-359 | Cite as

Analytical Study of Kallikrein and Kallikrein-Like Esterase Activity in Subfractions from Rat Kidney Cortex Microsomes and Isolated Subcellular Membranes

  • Knut-Jan Andersen
  • Jarle Ofstad
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 198A)


Heavy and light microsomal fractions were subfractioned using high performance zonal rotors, and assayed for approtenin sensitive kallikrein- like amidolytic activity (pH 8.2). The activity profiles for the various substrates assayed show rather complex distribution pattern demonstrating kallikrein-like amidolytic activity in plasma membranes, basolateral membranes, rough endoplasmic reticulum and membranes derived from the Golgi complex.


Plasma Kallikrein Amidolytic Activity Glandular Kallikrein Zonal Rotor Renal Kallikrein 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Knut-Jan Andersen
    • 1
  • Jarle Ofstad
    • 1
  1. 1.Medical Department A Haukeland SykehusUniversity of BergenBergenNorway

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