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- n. Plural form of pepsin.
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The gain in weight of the albumen in the check experiment, due to absorbed water, was calculated into percentage, and the same deducted from the weights of the other portions which had been subjected to the action of various pepsins.
With this I succeeded in getting accurate comparisons between the digestive powers of various pepsins.
I neither nibble nuts like a squirrel, nor grapes like a bird -- I care nothing for all this jargon about pepsins and proteids and all the rest of it.