American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. An endopeptidase, such as pepsin, trypsin, or papain.
- n. biochemistry protease
- n. any enzyme that catalyzes the splitting of proteins into smaller peptide fractions and amino acids by a process known as proteolysis
“One of these roles involves activation of a class of cell surface proteins called proteinase activated receptors PARs.”
“In 1959, Research Corporation for Science Advancement awarded Dr. Lipscomb a grant "for determination of the molecular structure of an enzyme, a proteinase from Tetra-hymena pyriformis W, by x-ray diffraction methods.”
“Grazing-induced proteinase inhibitors: a possible cause for lemming population cycles.”
“Her research interests include biochemical and nutritional investigations of legume seed proteins and legume seed proteinase inhibitors.”
“In this issue of Annals of Neurology, Gambetti and colleagues describe a new form of prion disease designated proteinase-sensitive prionopathy PSPr.”
“The proteinase enzyme attacks the proteins clinging to the DNA and breaks them up thereby releasing the DNA.”
“The Kiwi fruit already contains a lot of a special enzyme called a proteinase.”
“In the following two years I joined several projects in Robert Huber's lab: human C3a, citrate synthase, and alpha-1 - proteinase inhibitor.”
“Characteristics of the proteinase inhibitors of Acacia seeds.”
“As shown in Table 3, except for acid proteinase and amylase, the activity of essential enzyme produced in the cooking waste from 1,000 kg soy beans was higher than that in rice koji made from 700 kg of rice.”
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