[ proh-tee-neys, -neyz, -tee-i- ]
/ ˈproʊ tiˌneɪs, -ˌneɪz, -ti ɪ- /
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any of a group of enzymes that are capable of hydrolyzing proteins.
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British Dictionary definitions for proteinase
/ (ˈprəʊtɪˌneɪs, -ˌneɪz) /
another name for endopeptidase
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Medical definitions for proteinase
[ prōt′n-ās′, -āz′ ]
A protease that begins the hydrolytic breakdown of proteins usually by splitting them into polypeptide chains.
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Scientific definitions for proteinase
[ prōt′n-ās′ ]
A protease that begins the hydrolytic breakdown of proteins, usually by splitting them into polypeptide chains.
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