peptidase definition

  • noun:
    • An enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of peptides into amino acids.
    • Any enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of peptides into proteins; a protease
    • any enzyme that catalyzes the splitting of proteins into smaller peptide fractions and amino acids by a procedure referred to as proteolysis

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