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pro·tein·ase

 (prōt′n-ās′, -āz′, prō′tē-nās′, -nāz′)
n.
An endopeptidase, such as pepsin, trypsin, or papain.

proteinase

(ˈprəʊtɪˌneɪs; -ˌneɪz)
n
(Biochemistry) another name for endopeptidase

pro•tein•ase

(ˈproʊ tiˌneɪs, -ˌneɪz, -ti ɪ-)

n.
any of a group of enzymes that are capable of hydrolyzing proteins.
[1925–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.proteinase - any enzyme that catalyzes the splitting of proteins into smaller peptide fractions and amino acids by a process known as proteolysis
caspase - any of a group of proteases that mediate apoptosis
enzyme - any of several complex proteins that are produced by cells and act as catalysts in specific biochemical reactions
angiotensin converting enzyme, angiotensin-converting enzyme, ACE - proteolytic enzyme that converts angiotensin I into angiotensin II
plasminogen activator, urokinase - protease produced in the kidney that converts plasminogen to plasmin and so initiates fibrinolysis
renin - a proteolytic enzyme secreted by the kidneys; catalyzes the formation of angiotensin and thus affects blood pressure
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Their topics include a brief introduction to proteinases, the regulation of MMP gene expression, MMPs and cytokines in rheumatology, MMPs as cancer therapeutic targets, and through the looking glass into the era of precision medicine.
Enzyme activity and mRNA expression of proteinases were assayed in Penaeus vannamei during larval development, which consists of 5 nauplius stages, 3 protozoeal stages, 3 mysis stages, and 12 postlarval stages.
Characterization of cDNAs encoding serine proteinases from the soybean cyst nematode Heterodera glycines.
Some of the most important virulence factors are the secreted aspartyl proteinases (SAPs), which are encoded by 10 SAP genes (4).
They also found that the level of plasma alpha-1 AT in complex with elastase increased significantly during dialysis and concluded that neutral granulocyte proteinases can be released during haemodialysis independent of the change of leucocyte count during the first hour of dialysis therapy.
Secreted aspartyl proteinases (SAPs) are extracellular proteolytic enzymes that play a central role in Candida pathogencity.
The objective of the work presented is to extract inhibitor of trypsin - like proteinases from the waste the first stage of the industrial process of gamma globulin preparation from donated human blood, and to study its protective properties at the flu under experiment.
Trypsin is one of the three principal digestive proteinases.
In vitro secretion of proteinases and phospholipases was evaluated by plate assay containing BSA and egg yolk respectively.
In this paper, serine proteinases secretion by two genetically related isolates of the fungus, collected from potato and tomato plants grown in central Russia have been studied.
Crustaceans express a set of highly active digestive enzymes that hydrolyze the major food items and include proteinases, lipases, esterases, and glucanases.
There are many players in this over reaction, including an immune protein called TLR4, or toll-like receptor 4, and enzymes called proteinases in allergens.