chymotrypsin definition

  • noun:
    • A pancreatic digestive chemical that catalyzes the hydrolysis of specific proteins in little bowel into polypeptides and amino acids.
    • An endopeptidase chemical that cleaves peptides in the carboxyl side of tyrosine, tryptophan, and phenylalanine amino acids.
    • A pancreatic digestive chemical that catalyzes the hydrolysis of certain proteins in tiny intestine into polypeptides and proteins.
    • An endopeptidase enzyme that cleaves peptides at carboxyl side of tyrosine, tryptophan, and phenylalanine amino acids.

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