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peptidase

 [pep´tĭ-dās]
any of a subclass of proteolytic enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of peptide linkages.

pep·ti·dase

(pep'ti-dās),
Any enzyme capable of hydrolyzing a peptide bond of a peptide, for example, carboxypeptidases, aminopeptidases.
Synonym(s): peptide hydrolase

peptidase

/pep·ti·dase/ (pep´tĭ-dās) any of a subclass of proteolytic enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of peptide linkages; it comprises the exopeptidases and endopeptidases.

peptidase

(pĕp′tĭ-dās′, -dāz′)
n.

peptidase

[pep′tidās]
Etymology: Gk, peptein, to digest, ase, enzyme suffix
a protein-splitting enzyme that breaks peptides into amino acids. It occurs naturally in plants, yeasts, certain microorganisms, and digestive juices.

pep·ti·dase

(pep'ti-dās)
Any enzyme capable of hydrolyzing one of the peptide links of a peptide (e.g., carboxypeptidases, aminopeptidases).

peptidase

An enzyme that hydrolyses (see HYDROLYSIS) protein fragments (PEPTIDES), breaking them down to AMINO ACIDS.

peptidase

an enzyme present in PANCREATIC JUICE that releases free AMINO ACIDS from POLYPEPTIDE CHAINS. EXOPEPTIDASES split off terminal amino acids, whereas ENDOPEPTIDASES split links within the chain.

peptidase

any of a subclass of proteolytic enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of peptide linkages.
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