protease

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protease

[′prōd·ē‚ās]
(cell and molecular biology)
An enzyme that digests proteins.
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Human immuno-deficiency virus 1 protease expressed in Escherichia coli behaves as a dimeric aspartic protease.
A study by Baeza et al has identified an aspartic protease, a protein of ~33 kDa to render X.
Napsin A, a member of the aspartic protease family, is abundantly expressed in normal lung and kidney tissue and is expressed in lung adenocarcinomas.
2003) Two distinct types of aspartic proteases from the filarial parasite Brugia malayi: molecular cloning and tissue distribution.
A new class of inhibitors for the malarial aspartic protease plasmepsin II based on a central 11-azatricyclo[6.
Antimalarial synergy of cysteine and aspartic protease inhibitors.
Identification of a novel aspartic protease (Asp 2) as R-secretase.
We compared phenotypic markers of pathogenesis, including adherence, biofilm formation, and protein secretion (secretory aspartic protease [SAP] and phospholipase).
Seeds extracts of Lupinus bogotensis, Brachiaria humidicola, Amaranthus hypochondriacus, Phaseolus acutifolius, Phaseolus coccineus, Hyptis suaveolens, Centrosema pubescens, and Trifolium repens were evaluated to identify aspartic protease inhibitors.