chymosin

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chy·mo·sin

(kī'mō-sin),
An aspartic proteinase structurally homologous with pepsin, formed from prochymosin; the milk-curdling enzyme obtained from the glandular layer of the stomach of the calf. Acts on a single peptide bond (-Phe-Met-) in κ-casein.
Synonym(s): chymase, pexin, rennase, rennet, rennin
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chymosin

(kī′mə-sĭn)
n.
See rennin.
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chy·mo·sin

(kī'mō-sin)
A proteinase structurally homologous with pepsin; the milk-curdling enzyme obtained from the stomach of the calf.
Synonym(s): rennin.
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