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endoproteolytic

Definitions

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  • adj. That breaks the peptide bonds of nonterminal amino acids in proteins

Etymologies

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From endo- +‎ proteolytic

Examples

  • Stawowy P, Kallisch H, Kilimnik A, Margeta C, Seidah NG, et al. (2004) Proprotein convertases regulate insulin-like growth factor 1-induced membrane-type 1 matrix metalloproteinase in VSMCs via endoproteolytic activation of the insulin-like growth factor-1 receptor.

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  • This membrane bound type 1 protease is responsible for tissue-specific endoproteolytic cleavage of a large variety of inactive protein precursors at the general sequence motif

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