Definition of Peptidase

1. Noun. Any enzyme that catalyzes the splitting of proteins into smaller peptide fractions and amino acids by a process known as proteolysis.




Definition of Peptidase

1. Noun. (enzyme) Any enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of peptides into amino acids; a protease ¹

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Definition of Peptidase

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Peptidase

1. Alternative name for a protease. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Peptidase

peptalk
peptalked
peptalking
peptalks
peptic
peptic-ulcer
peptic cell
peptic digestion
peptic gland
peptic ulcer
peptic ulcer perforation
peptic ulceration
peptichemio
peptics
peptid
peptidase (current term)
peptidase D
peptidase P
peptidases
peptide
peptide N-alpha acetyltransferase
peptide antibiotic lactonase
peptide bond
peptide bonds
peptide chain
peptide chain elongation
peptide chain initiation
peptide chain termination
peptide chains
peptide deformylase

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