endopeptidase


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en·do·pep·ti·dase

 (ĕn′dō-pĕp′tĭ-dās′, -dāz′)
n.
Any of a large group of enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of peptide bonds in the interior of a polypeptide chain or protein molecule.

endopeptidase

(ˌɛndəʊˈpɛptɪˌdeɪz)
n
(Biochemistry) any proteolytic enzyme, such as pepsin, that splits a protein into smaller peptide fragments. Also called: proteinase Compare exopeptidase
Translations
endoprotéase
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Since these enzyme lack poly endopeptidase activity, relatively large peptide fragment accumulate in small intestine32.
Low temperatures induce the activity of an endopeptidase, which promotes degradation of storage proteins, producing free amino acids that are then transported via xylem to areas of growth (SAUTER & VAN CLEVE, 1992).
DP-I removes various dipeptides from the amino terminal of the protein substrate and also has an endopeptidase activity.
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