Definition of proteinase in English:
Another term for endopeptidase. [with modifier]: the genetic study of pancreatic proteinase in mice [count noun]: proteinases play an important role in lung injury after smoke inhalation
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- Such hydrolytic enzymes as cystein proteinases, serine proteinases, and nucleases are highly induced during xylogenesis.
- The inhibition of proteinases by protein proteinase inhibitors is an individual case of protein-protein interaction.
- The morphological and biochemical changes typical of apoptosis are orchestrated by caspases, a family of cysteine proteinases, which cleave proteins after aspartate residue.
Definition of proteinase in:
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