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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.


(Biochemistry) relating to chymotrypsin
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This assay is based on monitoring the time course of the chymotryptic cleavage of the 4-nitroanilide bond, which is kinetically coupled to the cis-totrans isomerization of the peptidylprolyl bond of the substrate.
Hydrolysis of LLVY-AMC requires the chymotryptic activity of the proteasome, which releases the highly fluorescent aminomethyl coumarin (AMC) moiety that is detected using Tecan Infinite F200 (TECAN-USA, Durham, NC) with the appropriate filter set.
Genetic association between an AACC insertion in the 3'UTR of the stratum corneum chymotryptic enzyme gene and atopic dermatitis.
Primary structure of an allergenic peptide occurring in the chymotryptic hydrolysate of gluten.
The phagocytic activity of macrophages was increased by adding OA 77-84 and OA 126-134 peptides, which were derived by the peptic and chymotryptic digestions of ovalbumin, respectively.
Stratum corneum chymotryptic enzyme: a proteinase which may be generally present in the stratum corneum and with a possible involvement in desquamation.
The role that pro- and stratum corneum chymotryptic enzymes (SCCE) play in desquamation was the topic of the next speaker's presentation.
This is a Listeria based vaccine using stratum corneum chymotryptic enzyme (SCCE), intended to induce ovarian tumor antigen-specific responses and antigen-specific helper T cell responses.
hK7, also known as human stratum corneum chymotryptic enzyme, was first identified in human skin extracts (15).
Human stratum corneum chymotryptic enzyme (hK7; HSCCE) (9,10), one of the few tissue kallikreins for which a physiologic function has been proposed, catalyzes the degradation of intercellular cohesive structures in the outermost layer of the skin and contributes to the cell shedding process at the skin surface (11).
Human stratum corneum chymotryptic enzyme (HSCCE) [4] is a chymotrypsin-like serine protease that was first identified in human skin extracts (1) and Alzheimer disease brain (US Patent 6,093,397).
Fluorescence studies of the binding of troponin, troponin T, and chymotryptic troponin T fragments to specifically labeled tropomyosin.