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proteolytic

 [pro″te-o-lit´ik]
1. pertaining to, characterized by, or promoting proteolysis.
2. a proteolytic enzyme.

pro·te·o·lyt·ic

(prō'tē-ō-lit'ik),
Relating to or effecting proteolysis.
Synonym(s): proteoclastic

proteolytic

(prō′tē-ə-lĭt′ĭk)
adj.
Relating to, characterized by, or promoting proteolysis.

pro′te·o·lyt′i·cal·ly adv.

pro·te·o·lyt·ic

(prō'tē-ō-lit'ik)
Relating to or effecting proteolysis.

proteolytic

Able to split protein molecules into polypeptides and amino acids, as of enzymes such as PEPSIN and CHYMOTRYPSIN. Proteolysis occurs by HYDROLYSIS of peptide bonds.

proteolytic

decomposes protein

pro·te·o·lyt·ic

(prō'tē-ō-lit'ik)
Relating to or effecting proteolysis.

proteolytic (pro″teolit´ik),

adj pertaining to substances that aid in the breakdown and assimilation of proteins.
Proteus
n a genus of motile, gram-negative bacilli often associated with nosocomial infections and normally found in feces, water, and soil. It may cause urinary tract infections, pyelonephritis, wound infections, diarrhea, bacteremia, and endotoxic shock.

proteolytic

1. pertaining to, characterized by, or promoting proteolysis.
2. a proteolytic enzyme.

proteolytic enzyme
includes pepsin from the stomach; trypsin, chymotrypsin, elastase, carboxypeptidase A and B, ribonuclease and deoxyribonuclease—all from the exocrine pancreas; enteropeptidase, aminopeptidase, dipeptidase, nuclease, nucleotidases and nucleosidases—all from the intestinal mucosa.