collagenase


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collagenase

[′kä·lə·jə‚nās]
(biochemistry)
Any proteinase that decomposes collagen and gelatin.
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Injectable collagenase clostridium histolyticum for Dupuytren's contracture (CORD I).
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The results of experiment 2 showing similar retrieval efficiency between intact and aspirated ovaries by the optimal enzymatic treatment using collagenase IV suggest the feasibility of porcine ovaries for reusing aspirated ovaries to retrieve preantral follicle.
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Collagenase breaks down the supporting structures (gums, ligaments, bone) that hold the teeth in place.
Periostat is the only treatment which has been shown to suppress the activity of the collagenase enzyme, thereby protecting the connective tissue from further destruction.
This research has demonstrated that relaxin acts in three ways to regulate the remodeling of collagen, the primary component of connective tissue: 1) it decreases the production of collagen; 2) it increases the synthesis of collagenase (an enzyme that breaks down collagen), and 3) it decreases the production of a collagenase inhibitor.
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