Elastinase | definition of elastinase by Medical dictionary
An enzyme that dissolves elastin.
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Several hydrolytic enzymes such as proteinases (elastinase
), lipases and phospholipases are produced by fungi in culture media.
Establishment of infection by fungi depends on the host-cell interaction with complex interplay of secretion of virulence factors mainly proteinases including elastinases
, keratinases, gelatinases, lipases and phospholipases.