Origin of trypsin
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Historical Examples of trypsin
The chief distinction is that trypsin acts in an alkaline solution, while pepsin acts in an acid solution.Encyclopedia of Diet
Why, there was my theory of the hydrolysis of casein by trypsin, which Professor Walters had been carrying out in his laboratory.The Jacket (The Star-Rover)
These unorganized ferments are such as rennin, pepsin, trypsin, ptyalin.The Book of Cheese
Charles Thom and Walter Warner Fisk
It is digested by trypsin and slowly destroyed by the fat solvent anæsthetics, such as chloroform.The Nature of Animal Light
E. Newton Harvey
Trypsin: solution of small shreds of fresh fibrin in neutral and alkaline media, and tryptophan test.
Word Origin for trypsin
chief digestive enzyme of pancreatic juice, 1876, apparently from Greek tripsis "rubbing" + chemical suffix -in (2). Said to be so called because it first was obtained by rubbing the pancreas with glycerin.