A patient admitted in ICU was diagnosed to have suffered from myocardial infarction. The condition of coronary artery is depicted in the image below. Name two b - Biology

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A patient admitted in ICU was diagnosed to have suffered from myocardial infarction. The condition of coronary artery is depicted in the image below.

Name two bioactive agents and their mode of action that can improve this condition.

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Solution

Streptokinase (produced by the bacterium Streptococcus) is used as a ‘clot buster’ for removing clots from the blood vessels of patients who have undergone myocardial infarction.

Statins (produced by the yeast Monascus purpureus) act as blood cholesterol lowering agents.

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