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Any of a class of enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of elastin, especially one that is found in pancreatic juice.
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(Biochemistry) an enzyme that digests elastin
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|Noun||1.||elastase - a pancreatic enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of elastin|
enzyme - any of several complex proteins that are produced by cells and act as catalysts in specific biochemical reactions
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n. elastasa, enzima que cataliza la digestión de las fibras elásticas, esp. en el jugo pancreático.
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