enteropeptidase


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 (ĕn′tə-rō-pĕp′tĭ-dās′, -dāz′)
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Bioengineering the Expression of Active Recombinant Human Cathepsin G, Enteropeptidase, Neutrophil Elastase, and C-Reactive Protein in Yeast.
The spacer region possesses six histidine residues for recombinant protein purification, an enteropeptidase cleavage site, and flanking proline residues at both ends.
Once released into the intestine, enteropeptidase in the intestinal mucosal cells cleaves trypsinogen into the active form trypsin.