Definition of Proteinase

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 Proteinase

1. Noun. (enzyme) protease ¹

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Definition of Proteinase

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Proteinase

protein
protein complex
protein complexes
protein domain
protein domains
protein folding
protein kinase
protein kinases
protein molecule
protein phosphorylation
protein shake
protein shakes
protein subunit
protein subunits
proteinaceous
proteinase (current term)
proteinases
proteinemia
proteinic
proteinless
proteinlike
proteinogenic
proteinoid
proteinoids
proteinomics
proteinomimetic
proteinomimetics
proteinopathies
proteinopathy
proteinoplast

Literary usage of Proteinase

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1. Molecular Neurobiology: Proceedings of the 2nd NIMH Conference by Steven Zalcman (1995)
"It represents the major extra-lysosomal proteinase and is believed to catalyze the degradation of ubiquitinated and non-ubiquitinated proteins. ..."

2. The Physiology of Alimentation by Martin Fischer (1907)
"Acid-proteinase is found widely distributed in nature in both animal and ... Acid- proteinase has the power of acting upon proteins in the presence of ..."

3. Gene Expression in Horticultural Crops: Bibliography January 1991-October 1992 by Robert D. Warmbrodt (1995)
"The genes encoding the proteinase inhibitors I and II (PI-I and PI-II), ... In contrast to the expression of these proteinase inhibitor genes, palatin gene ..."

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