Definition of Protease

1. Noun. Any enzyme that catalyzes the splitting of proteins into smaller peptide fractions and amino acids by a process known as proteolysis.




Definition of Protease

1. Noun. (enzyme) An enzyme that cuts or cleaves proteins. ¹

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Definition of Protease

1. an enzyme [n -S] - See also: enzyme

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Protease

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protea family
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protease (current term)
protease inhibitor
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Literary usage of Protease

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1. Practical physiological chemistry by Philip Bovier Hawk (1918)
"The filtrate from this mixture constitutes a very satisfactory acid extract of gastric protease (see page 145). 2. Demonstration of Gastric protease. ..."

2. Practical physiological chemistry: A Book Designed for Use in Courses in by Philip Bovier Hawk (1916)
"Preparation of Gastric protease.1—Treat the finely comminuted mucosa of a pig's stomach with 0.4 per cent hydrochloric acid and extract at JH C. for 24-48 ..."

3. Practical physiological chemistry: A Book Designed for Use in Courses in by Philip Bovier Hawk (1916)
"Preparation of Gastric protease.1—Treat the finely comminuted mucosa of a pig's stomach with 0.4 per cent hydrochloric acid and extract at 38 C. for 24-48 ..."

4. Medical lexicon: A Dictionary of Medical Science by Robley Dunglison (1856)
"A name given to two protease* at the inferior surface of the sphenoid bone ; the two lamina) which form them having been compared to wings. ..."

5. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"However, any beneficial effect No protease activity could be detected in ... However, significant protease activity was detected in the contents of the ..."

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