Origin of trypsin
Examples from the Web for tryptic
Historical Examples of tryptic
This ferment, called by them galactase, on account of its origin in milk, is a proteolytic enzym of the tryptic type.Outlines of Dairy Bacteriology, 8th edition
H. L. Russell
Tryptic: acting like tripsin, the proteolytic ferment of the pancreatic fluid.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology
John. B. Smith
In direct tests, however, practically no tryptic activity was demonstrated.
The preparation was found to be practically inert—essentially a weak saccharated pepsin, devoid of tryptic activity.
A demonstration of tryptic activity in a mixture containing both pepsin and pancreatin is of merely theoretical interest.
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.