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endopeptidase

 [en″do-pep´tĭ-dās]
any peptidase that catalyzes the cleavage of internal bonds in a polypeptide or protein. Inhibition of the action of endopeptidases (proteases) in viruses causes formation of noninfectious particles; certain antiviral drugs work in this way (see protease inhibitors). Called also protease and proteinase.

pro·te·ase

(prō'tē-āz),
Descriptive term for proteolytic enzymes, both endopeptidases and exopeptidases; enzymes that hydrolyze (break) polypeptide chains.

protease

/pro·te·ase/ (pro´te-ās) endopeptidase.

protease

(prō′tē-ās′, -āz′)
n.
Any of various enzymes, including the endopeptidases and exopeptidases, that catalyze the hydrolytic breakdown of proteins. Also called peptidase.

protease

[prō′tē·ās]
an enzyme that is a catalyst in the breakdown of peptide bonds that join the amino acids in a protein. See also proteolysis.

pro·te·ase

(prō'tē-ās)
Descriptive term for proteolytic enzymes, both endopeptidases and exopeptidases; enzymes that hydrolyze (i.e., break) polypeptide chains.

protease

One of a range of protein-splitting enzymes. One focus of current interest in proteases is in their role in breaking down tissue barriers in the spread of cancer. High concentrations of the activator of one of these proteases has been found to be associated with a poor outlook in cancers of the colon and rectum.

protease

any enzyme that splits proteins, such as PEPSIN, TRYPSIN, EREPSIN or RENNIN.

protease

; proteinase enzyme that breaks down/proteolyses protein

protease

any proteolytic enzyme.

protease-antiprotease imbalance
thought to play a part in the pathogenesis of emphysema by permitting excessive proteolysis, especially of elastin.
fecal protease
originate from the pancreas and include trypsin, chymotrypsin and carboxypeptidases. Proteolytic activity of the feces may be evaluated by tests that measure digestion of gelatin or casein-based substrates.
α1-protease inhibitor
α1-antitrypsin.
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Determination of co-relation between bacterial growth and extracellular protease synthesis at different time interval at 37[degrees]C: The bacterial culture was grown in nutrient broth at various temperatures (25[degrees]C, 30[degrees]C, 35[degrees]C, 40[degrees]C, 50[degrees]C, 60[degrees]C) and was incubated for 48 hours to measure its growth profile.
1 was conducted to evaluate the effects of CC protease on digestible energy (DE) and metabohzable energy (ME) values, N utihzation and ATTD of gross energy (GE) and nutrients in com-SBM diet.
WOUNDCHEK Protease Status, already available in Europe, Canada & South Africa, detects a chronic inflammatory response in the wound, as indicated by elevated human protease activity (EPA) and was developed to help guide treatment decisions to enable improved outcomes and more cost effective care, added the company.
This paper reports the isolation of a bacterial strain with high protease activity from the intestine of silkworms, and characterization of the neutral protease gene and its expression in Escherichia coli.
Under the assay condition, activity of the three catalytic serine protease types was detected, and only the P.
The specific protease activity was executed in triplicate and the average value was considered as the response variable.
Since the consumption is very high alkaline protease in the industry, the native strain producing alkaline protease and heat resistance is important.
In tandem, chymotrypsin-like protease activity increased more than 3-fold over the 4 hours following a single wash with bar soap, but not after a wash with a synthetic liquid baby cleanser (Figure 2).
To this end, they release serine proteases - enzymes that cut up other proteins to activate signal molecules.
Enzyme Production: Protease production was carried out in medium containing (g/l) Casein 1(g/l), Starch 3 (g/l), Nacl 1(g/l), and pH of the medium was adjusted to 9.
Avila has used its proprietary Avilomics platform to design covalent irreversible protease inhibitors that are highly selective, potent and with superior duration of action as compared to conventional protease inhibitors.