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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An endopeptidase, such as pepsin, trypsin, or papain.

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  • n. protease

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  • n. any enzyme that catalyzes the splitting of proteins into smaller peptide fractions and amino acids by a process known as proteolysis

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