Definition of Proteolysis

1. Noun. The hydrolysis of proteins into peptides and amino acids by cleavage of their peptide bonds.

Generic synonyms: Chemical Action, Chemical Change, Chemical Process
Derivative terms: Proteolytic



Definition of Proteolysis

1. n. The digestion or dissolving of proteid matter by proteolytic ferments.

Definition of Proteolysis

1. Noun. (biochemistry) The hydrolysis of proteins into peptides and amino acids; especially as part of the digestion of food. ¹

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Definition of Proteolysis

1. [n -LYSES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Proteolysis

proteobacteria
proteobacterial
proteobacterium
proteoclastic
proteogenic
proteogenomic
proteogenomics
proteoglycan
proteoglycans
proteolipid
proteolipids
proteoliposome
proteoliposomes
proteolysed
proteolyses
proteolysis (current term)
proteolytic
proteolytic enzyme
proteolytical
proteolytically
proteolyze
proteolyzed
proteolyzes
proteolyzing
proteome
proteomes
proteomic
proteomicist
proteomicists
proteomics

Literary usage of Proteolysis

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1. A Text-book of the Physiological Chemistry of the Animal Body: Including an by Arthur Gamgee (1893)
"GENERAL PHENOMENA OF proteolysis BY TRYPSIN. reaction is feebly acid. The conditions for its activity are therefore seen to be such as enable it to exert ..."

2. Studies in Physiological Chemistry: Being Reprints of the More Important by Russell Henry Chittenden (1901)
"... and it might reasonably be assumed that in pancreatic proteolysis the presence of bile would be in no wise inimical. Indeed, such few observations as ..."

3. American Men of Science: A Biographical Directory by Jaques Cattell, Jaques Cattell Press (1921)
"... relation between the physiological action of ions and their physico-chemical properties; chemical changes in stored butter; slow proteolysis of casein; ..."

4. Microbiology: A Text-book of Micro├Ârganisms, General and Applied by Charles Edward Marshall (1921)
"The exact r61e of this form of lactic organism is not known; do Freudenreich considered them to be concerned in the proteolysis of the ..."

5. Microbiology: A Text-book of Micro├Ârganisms, General and Applied by Charles E. Marshall (1921)
"The exact r61e of this form of lactic organism is not known; de Freudenreich considered them to be concerned in the proteolysis of the ..."

6. The Soluble Ferments and Fermentation by Joseph Reynolds Green (1899)
"CHAPTER XI. PROTEOLYTIC ENZYMES. proteolysis. THE next group of enzymes which must come under consideration comprises those which effect the decomposition ..."

7. A Text-book of the Physiological Chemistry of the Animal Body: Including an by Arthur Gamgee (1893)
"THE CONDITIONS NECESSARY FOR, AND THE PRIMARY PRODUCTS OF TRYPSIN-proteolysis. The influence ^ was s*a*e<^ by Corvisart that pancreatic juice of reaction on ..."

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