chymotrypsin


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chy·mo·tryp·sin

 (kī′mə-trĭp′sĭn)
n.
A pancreatic digestive enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of certain proteins in the small intestine into polypeptides and amino acids.


chy′mo·tryp′tic (-tĭk) adj.

chymotrypsin

(ˌkaɪməʊˈtrɪpsɪn)
n
(Biochemistry) a powerful proteolytic enzyme secreted from the pancreas in the form of chymotrypsinogen, being converted to the active form by trypsin
[C20: from chyme + trypsin]

chy•mo•tryp•sin

(ˌkaɪ moʊˈtrɪp sɪn)

n.
an enzyme of the pancreatic juice that breaks down food protein in the small intestines.
[1930–35]
chy`mo•tryp′tic (-tɪk) adj.
Translations

chy·mo·tryp·sin

n. quimotripsina, tripsina, enzima de la secreción pancreática.
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The digestive enzyme pepsin begins protein digestion in the stomach, but Webb notes that most protein digestion happens in the small intestine, thanks to other proteases, including trypsin and chymotrypsin, that are secreted by the pancreas.
Trichoplusia ni larval midgut was obtained to evaluate trypsin and chymotrypsin activities from crude gut extracts.
We found statistically significant correlations between increased resistance to 5-fluorocytosine and higher enzymatic activity of alkaline phosphatase, chymotrypsin, and alpha-glucosidase; increased resistance to fluconazole and higher enzymatic activity of esterase and beta-glucosidase as well as increased susceptibility to ketoconazole and higher enzymatic activity of cystine arylamidase; increased susceptibility to fluconazole and higher enzymatic activity of mannosidase.
The activities of the pancreatic enzymes, including trypsin, chymotrypsin, as well as general proteolytic (GP) activity, were determined using methods of Susbilla et al [28] with slight modifications [30].
Enzymes including elastase, P-isoamylase, chymotrypsin or immunoreactive trypsin, when are more tedious in estimation, expensive and at the same time they are also not much better when it comes to daignosis1.
Proteolytic enzymes, including trypsin, chymotrypsin, and bromelain.
4), differing from lipase, amylase, trypsin, and chymotrypsin enzyme activity.
Trypsin, chymotrypsin, amylase and maltase were determined in homogenates from the stomach and anterior, mid and posterior intestine.
The first studies of proteinases, mainly trypsin and chymotrypsin in vertebrate species, were carried out during the first part of the 20th century, describing kinetic properties, isolation and some molecular characteristics (Muhlia-Almazan et al.
Chymotrypsin activity increased at the third protozoeal stage, then significantly decreased in subsequent stages.