Leukoprotease | definition of leukoprotease by Medical dictionary
An ill-defined proteolytic enzyme product of polynuclear leukocytes, formed in an area of inflammation that liquefies dead tissue.
leukoprotease A nonspecific generic term for any enzyme produced by a leukocyte that results in liquefactive necrosis.
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In the same issue of SCIENCE, they describe in vitro experiments using a recombinant form of a human protein known as secretory leukoprotease
inhibitor, or SLPI.