They work by countering the blood clotting steps, inhibiting the clumping of platelets.
Examples of disintegrins are: albolabrin, applagin, barbourin, batroxostatin, bitistatin, echistatin, elegantin, eristicophin, flavoridin, halysin, kistrin, tergeminin and triflavin.
The term disintegrin was first proposed by R. J. Gould et al. in 1989.
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