Definition of Ficin

1. an enzyme [n -S] - See also: enzyme



Medical Definition of Ficin

1. A sulfhydryl proteinase with cysteine at the active site from ficus latex. Preferential cleavage is at tyrosine and phenylalanine residues. Acts on a wide variety of protein substrates. Registry number: EC 3.4.22.3 (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ficin

fibular veins
fibulare
fibularis
fibulas
fibulin
fibulocalcaneal
fibulæ
fic
fice
fices
fiche
fiches
fichtelite
fichu
fichus
ficin (current term)
ficins
fick's law of diffusion
fickle
fickled
fickleness
ficklenesses
fickler
fickles
ficklest
fickling
fickly
fico
ficoes
ficoll

Literary usage of Ficin

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1. Histoire de L'école D'Alexandrie by Jules Simon (1845)
"Édition grecque-latine, avec la traduction, les notes et les arguments de Marsile ficin, Bas., 1580, fol. La même, avec la date de 1615. ..."

2. The Phantom World: Or, The Philosophy of Spirits, Apparitions, &c by Augustin Calmet (1850)
"Marsilius ficin was at that time dwelling at Florence, and died there at the same hour that he had appeared and spoken to his friend. ..."

3. The Christian Examiner (1846)
"As in life, so shall it be in death ; like shall be joined to like, in both work and recompense."! What Plato believed, and • Page 58. — ficin. p. ..."

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