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A cysteine proteinase cleaving preferentially at the carboxyl side of arginyl and lysyl residues. It also has an esterase activity.
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However, after limited proteolysis of PSA by trypsin, [alpha]-chymotrypsin, clostripain, or V8 protease, the resulting PSA proteolytic fragments were not immunoreactive as evidenced by Western blot analysis under reducing as well as nonreducing conditions (data not shown).
Effect of chymotrypsin on human cholecystokinin release: use of clostripain in the validation of a new radioimmunoassay.