HyperDic: protease

English > 1 sense of the word protease:
NOUNsubstanceprotease, peptidase, proteinase, proteolytic enzymeany enzyme that catalyzes the splitting of proteins into smaller peptide fractions and amino acids by a process known as proteolysis
protease > pronunciation
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English > protease: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningAny enzyme that catalyzes the splitting of proteins into smaller peptide fractions and amino acids by a process known as proteolysis.
Synonymspeptidase, proteinase, proteolytic enzyme
Narrowerangiotensin converting enzyme, angiotensin-converting enzyme, ACEproteolytic enzyme that converts angiotensin I into angiotensin II
caspaseAny of a group of proteases that mediate apoptosis
plasminogen activator, urokinaseprotease produced in the kidney that converts plasminogen to plasmin and so initiates fibrinolysis
reninA proteolytic enzyme secreted by the kidneys
BroaderenzymeAny of several complex proteins that are produced by cells and act as catalysts in specific biochemical reactions
Spanishpeptidasa, proteasa
Catalanpeptidasa, proteasa

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