chymosin


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chy·mo·sin

 (kī′mə-sĭn)
n.
See rennin.

chymosin

(ˈkaɪməsɪn)
n
(Biochemistry) another name for rennin
[C20: from chyme + -ose2 + -in]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chymosin - an enzyme that occurs in gastric juice; causes milk to coagulate
gastric acid, gastric juice - digestive secretions of the stomach glands consisting chiefly of hydrochloric acid and mucin and the enzymes pepsin and rennin and lipase
enzyme - any of several complex proteins that are produced by cells and act as catalysts in specific biochemical reactions
coagulase - an enzyme that induces coagulation
rennet - a substance that curdles milk in making cheese and junket
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The protein chymosin, produced in the stomach, turned liquid milk into a semisolid form.
30]), estimated by means of the thromboelastograph Formagraph as previously re ported [12] at 35[degrees]C using a liquid rennet (1:15,000 rennet unit), 90% chymosin diluted 1:100 and added to whole milk as 200 [micro]L/100 mL.
The peptides and free amino acids are produced upon degradation of caseins by chymosin, plasmin, starters and non-starters proteinases and peptidases (Mcsweeney, 2004; Pihlanto, 2006) during ripening.
2]-casein due to the action of chymosin and plasmin, results in the formation of smaller peptides that may be responsible for bitterness in dahi.
Natural rennet from calves ventricles containing extract chymosin and pepsin.
50) In the case study, the FDA determined that, although functionally identical, the processes used by manufacturers to create chymosin and rennet are different enough to warrant a formal review "in order to determine whether the new preparation was substantially equivalent to the traditional one.
Chymosin is the ingredient in natural rennet, which is collected from the fourth stomach of an un-weaned calf.
It replaces calf rennet with chymosin and now mostly used in manufacturing inndustries.
chymosin for making cheese), strangely enough, are not included in the "GMO" rickety fence.
coli effort, chymosin was harvested from the stomachs of nursing calves as a by-product of the veal industry.
Minkiewicz P, Slangen CJ, Dziuba J, Visser S, Mioduszewska H (2000) Identification of peptides obtained via hydrolysis of bovine casein by chymosin using HPLC and mass spectrometer.
recombinant DNA-derived chymosin in cheese production).