Meaning of PROTEASE in English

PROTEASE

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈprō-tē-ˌās, -ˌāz ]

noun

Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary

Date: 1903

: any of numerous enzymes that hydrolyze proteins and are classified according to the most prominent functional group (as serine or cysteine) at the active site — called also proteinase

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