subtilisin


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sub·til·i·sin

(sŭb-til'ĭ'sin),
A proteinase produced by Bacillus subtilis and other species, similar to the serine proteinases of other molds and bacteria; it catalyzes the hydrolysis of a few specific peptide bonds in certain proteins, converting chymotrypsinogen to chymotrypsin and ovalbumin to plakalbumin in this manner, and cleaves pancreatic ribonuclease into S-peptide and S-protein.
Synonym(s): subtilopeptidase

subtilisin

(sŭb-tĭl′ĭ-sĭn)
n.
Any of several extracellular enzymes produced by bacteria of the genus Bacillus that catalyze the breakdown of proteins into polypeptides and are widely used in detergents and cleaning products.
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Mutations and polymorphisms in the proprotein convertase subtilisin kexin 9 (PCSK9) gene in cholesterol metabolism and disease.
subtilis has six extracellular proteases including neutral protease A, subtilisin (also known as alkaline protease), extracellular protease, metalloprotease, bacillopeptidase F, and neutral protease B (8) In view of the fact that the protease production is limited, protease deficient B.
Like the subtilisins, the trypsins are inducible by environmental cues [27, 28].
Secreted subtilisins of Microsporum canis are involved in adherence of arthroconidia to feline corneocytes.
cDNA cloning and heterologous expression of a wheat proteinase inhibitor of subtilisin and chymotrypsin (WSCI) that interferes with digestive enzymes of insect pests.
ABSTRACT The modulation of Perkinsus marinus proliferation and subtilisin gene transcription by host (oyster) tissue was examined.
Proteases such as subtilisin are constantly improved in order to adapt them to the constantly changing and harsh reaction environments of washing machines.
HLA associations have been made using this assay on other proteins--for example, Bacillus lentus subtilisin (Stickler et al.
Crystallographic studies at CARB were then focused on protein engineering efforts that included among others chymosin, subtilisin BPN'.
She and her colleagues found that five rounds of screening of the enzyme subtilisin increased its heat tolerance 18 [degrees] C.
of South San Francisco, he has shown that the protease subtilisin Carlsberg can be extracted from cell broth and dissolved in carbon dioxide, with a loss of just 10% in biological activity.