Meaning of PROTEASE in English

PROTEASE

/proh"tee ays', -ayz'/ , n. Biochem.

any of a group of enzymes that catalyze the hydrolytic degradation of proteins or polypeptides to smaller amino acid polymers.

[ 1900-05; PROTE(IN) + -ASE ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .