proteinase


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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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proteinase k is a broad-spectrum serine protease that can hydrolyse keratin.
The least effective method was to digest this pellet with proteinase K followed by phenol-chloroform extraction, alcohol precipitation, and resuspension; the authors report a limit of detection (LOD) of 117 tachyzoites.
Identification of proteinase by mass spectrometry and inhibitors allowed us to track their appearance in zymograms and to distinguish between isoenzymes.
Soybean seeds contain two kinds of proteinase inhibitors, the Kunitz trypsin inhibitor and the Bowman-Birk proteinase inhibitor.
Many factors like hyphal switching, surface recognition molecules, phenotypic switching and extracellular hydrolytic enzyme production such as proteinase and phospholipase have been suggested to be virulence attributes for Candida (14-16).
Alpha-1 antitrypsin (alpha1 AT) is a proteinase inhibitor and represents a defense mechanism to protect the tissues from proteolytic enzyme activity.
SMC chairman Professor Jonathan Fox said: "We were unable to accept human alpha-1 proteinase inhibitor for severe emphysema we were not satisfied evidence on its long-term benefits would justify the cost.
Secretory aspartic proteinase activity was demonstrated in 13 out of 27 (48%) of the Candida isolates.
It is frequently associated with antineutrophilic cytoplasmic antibodies (ANCA) against serine proteinase 3 (PR3).
The choice of the dose of trypsin-like proteinase inhibitor for the treatment of white mice infected with IAV.
It is a highly purified Alpha-1 protein derived from human plasma and is reportedly the only Alpha-1 proteinase inhibitor that has been proven in a prospective double blind, placebo controlled trial (the RAPID study) to significantly reduce the loss of lung tissue, slowing the progression of emphysema due to Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency.
The third question is "Does cabbage looper saliva affect the expression of the defense gene, proteinase inhibitor 2?