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tryp·sin

 (trĭp′sĭn)
n.
A pancreatic enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of proteins to form smaller polypeptide units.

[Perhaps Greek trīpsis, a rubbing (from its having been first obtained by rubbing a pancreas with glycerin), from trībein, to rub; see terə- in Indo-European roots + -in.]

tryp′tic (-tĭk) adj.
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trypsin

(ˈtrɪpsɪn)
n
(Biochemistry) an enzyme occurring in pancreatic juice: it catalyses the hydrolysis of proteins to peptides and is secreted from the pancreas in the form of trypsinogen. See also chymotrypsin
[C19 tryp-, from Greek tripsis a rubbing, from tribein to rub + -in; referring to the fact that it was originally produced by rubbing the pancreas with glycerine]
tryptic adj
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tryp•sin

(ˈtrɪp sɪn)

n.
an enzyme of the pancreatic juice, capable of converting proteins into peptone.
[1875–80; irreg. < Greek trîps(is) friction (trib(ein) to rub + -sis -sis) + -in1; so called because first obtained by rubbing the pancreas with glycerin]
tryp′tic (-tɪk) adj.
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tryp·sin

(trĭp′sĭn)
An enzyme that aids digestion by breaking down proteins. It is produced by the pancreas and secreted into the small intestine.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.trypsin - an enzyme of pancreatic origin; catalyzes the hydrolysis of proteins to smaller polypeptide units
enzyme - any of several complex proteins that are produced by cells and act as catalysts in specific biochemical reactions
trypsinogen - inactive precursor of trypsin; a substance secreted by the pancreas and converted to active trypsin by enterokinase in the small intestine
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Translations

trypsin

[ˈtrɪpsɪn] ntripsina
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

tryp·sin

n. tripsina, enzima formada por el tripsinógeno presente en el jugo pancreático.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

trypsin

n tripsina
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References in periodicals archive ?
The trypsin inhibitor interferes with digestion of dietary protein and the tannins complex with it and inactivates proteins in general, thus reducing the total protein of rats as also described by (Awasthy et al., 2010).
Toxic effects of Ricinus communis non-protein trypsin inhibitor on Spodoptera frugiperda (J.
Imanari, "Structural analysis of the N-linked oligosaccharides from human urinary trypsin inhibitor," Chemical & Pharmaceutical Bulletin, vol.
A Kunitz trypsin inhibitor from chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.)that exerts anti-metabolic effect on pod borer (Helicoverpa armigera) larvae.
Phenylmethylsulfonyl fluoride (PMSF; 100mM in 2-propanol), N[alpha]-p-Tosyl-L-lysine chloromethyl ketone (TLCK; 10mM in dimethyl sulfoxide, DMSO), benzamidine (10mM in dMsO), soybean trypsin inhibitor (1g x [l.sup.-1] in distilled water), N-tosyl-L-phenylalanine chloromethyl ketone (TPCK; 5mM in methanol), ethylenediamine tetra-acetic acid (EDTA; 10mM in distilled water) and pepstatin A (1mM in DMSO) were used for the analysis.
The marker (Amersham Biosciences/GE Healthcare Life Sciences) used had the following known molecular weights: 97.0 kDa of phosphorylase B; 66.0 kDa of albumin (BSA); 45.0 kDa of ovalbumin; 30.0 kDa of carbonic anhydrase; 20.1 kDa of trypsin inhibitor and 14.4 kDa of [alpha]-lactalbumin.
Change in trypsin inhibitor activity, phytic acid content and total phenolic content in soy, have been studied [9].
Meanwhile, emerging evidence shows overexpression of SPINK1 is involved in several cancers acting as an acute-phase reactant, a growth factor, and a regulator of apoptosis [29], which may provide a novel perspective in AP not merely a trypsin inhibitor.
Soybean seed storage protein consists of approximately 6% proteinase inhibitors, Kunitz trypsin inhibitor (KTi, 21 kDa), and Bowman-Birktrypsin inhibitor (BBTi, 7-8 kDa), which also contributes to indigestibility [18].
Keywords: Soybean trypsin inhibitor; Soybean cyst nematode; Resistance