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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any enzyme that catalyzes the splitting of any of various naturally occurring extremely complex substances into smaller peptide fractions and amino acids

Usage examples (34)
  • One of these roles involves activation of a class of cell surface proteins called proteinase activated receptors PARs.
  • Characteristics of the proteinase inhibitors of Acacia seeds.
  • The Kiwi fruit already contains a lot of a special enzyme called a proteinase.
  • Grazing-induced proteinase inhibitors: a possible cause for lemming population cycles. for more
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