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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.

pro·te·o·lyt·ic

(prō'tē-ō-lit'ik)
Relating to or effecting proteolysis.
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A good understanding of the source of proteolytic enzymes can lead to further improvements in the quality and shelf life of refrigerated milk.
According to few studies saturation of endogenous proteolytic enzymes is the rate-limiting step in the process of protein digestion.
Specific activity = Proteolytic activity (U [mg.sup.-1]) / Protein ([micro]g [mg.sup.-1]) Cream preparation
After identification of the strain, our next step was to select the best conditions for the production of proteolytic enzymes in milk agar medium.
The maximum growth of proteolytic activity of cathepsin D for red deer meat was observed within 48 h after the slaughter - 0.12 um/h for one gram of the protein.
The number and type of caseinolytic bands in hepatopancreas with proteolytic activity for M.
peruviana, data on proteolytic activity in the capsular fluid were natural-log transformed to meet the assumptions required for ANOVA.
Since the content of free N[H.sub.2] groups represents an indicator of proteolytic activity [18], this result implies that the different average values determined in nontreated gluten and gluten incubated at 37[degrees]C are not caused by the proteolytic activity of wheat enzymes.
Therefore, accurate quantification of cTn concentration requires the understanding of intra- and extracardiac proteolytic fragmentation of the cTn molecules.
It is composed of endopeptidases (ananain, comosain), phosphatases, glucosidases, peroxidases, escharase, cellulases, glycoproteins, proteinase inhibitors (cystatin), calcium and carbohydrate.8-11 The proteolytic activity of bromelain is sensitive to storage conditions and biochemical processing thus, it is not practical to take therapeutic amount of bromelain by oral consumption of raw pineapple fruit as a substitute for bromelain supplements.12
MWPC003 is an investigational sterile injectable solution containing a mixture of the same pharmaceutical-grade proteolytic enzymes used in the company's NexoBrid, which is approved in Europe and other geographies for burn debridement.