antiprotease

antiprotease

a substance that can prevent the digestion of proteins.

an·ti·pro·te·ase

(an'tē-prō'tē-ās)
Substance that inhibits the activity of a protease.

antiprotease

(ant″i-prōt′ē-ās″) [ anti- + protease]
A chemical that interferes with the hydrolysis of proteins by a protease enzyme.
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Environmental oxidants have effects both in inflammatory protease activation and antiprotease inactivation.
4) during 30 sec with a homogenizer Tissue Master-125 (Omni International, Kennesaw, GA, USA) just prior to the determination of their amine oxidase activity, as previously reported [32], except that no antiprotease cocktail was added.
Protective role of antiprotease immune sera at experimental influenza.
Additionally, another set of blood samples were taken from the caudal vein of three fish from each tank using nonheparinized syringes, allowed to clot at room temperature for 30 min, and the serum was separated by centrifugation for 10 min at 5,000xg and stored at -70[degrees]C for analysis of the other innate immune response parameters including lysozyme, myeloperoxidase (MPO), superoxide dismutase (SOD) and antiprotease activities.
After each week, nonspecific humoral (lysozyme, antiprotease, and complement) and cellular (myeloperoxidase content, production of reactive oxygen and nitrogen species) responses and disease resistance against Aeromonas hydrophila were determined.
Alpha-1 antitrypsin is mainly produced in the liver and acts as an antiprotease [18, 13].
As antiproteases sao provenientes do sangue, tecidos e secrecoes bronquicas, sendo a mais destacada para a DPOC a alfa-1 antiprotease.
This pathogenic mechanism is especially true in cases of alpha-1 antiprotease deficiency.
In conclusion, this study provides further evidences that ANG differentially up regulates MMP-9 and TIMP-1 expression in monocytes and disturbs protease/ antiprotease balance.
For measuring inhibin B and AMH in semen, an antiprotease cocktail in tablet form (complete antiprotease) was added to seminal plasma immediately after thawing.