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Synonyms for protease

any enzyme that catalyzes the splitting of proteins into smaller peptide fractions and amino acids by a process known as proteolysis

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Novus conducted an in vitro assay combining its protease, CIBENZA[sup.
Should be noted that these are isolated from wild strains produce proteases and their natural habitat and no optimization has been done on protease production.
For example, neutrophil granulocytes (a group of specialized white blood cells) react to bacteria by releasing substances called serine proteases.
Alkaline proteases produced from most of the S treptomyces species are thermo stable, and active at wide range of pH.
The increasing industrial use of enzymes has led to the need for more specific proteases that can act on some substrates while not interfering with others, and that have defined characteristics for the processes in which they will be used (DIAS et al.
In order to maximize selectivity and minimize off-target effects, the irreversible covalent inhibitors of HCV protease were designed to covalently target a unique structure in the HCV protease not found in human proteases.
Certain facets of this organism are clearly highly dependent on cysteine proteases," says parasitologist Edward J.
In the first agreement, Medivir has outlicensed its preclinical human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) protease inhibitor project and in the second agreement provided a license for the MIV-210 polymerase inhibitor compound for HIV and hepatitis B (HBV).
This license solidifies and expands Catalyst's rights to develop therapeutics under its broad intellectual property estate in the fields of engineered proteases and protease biochemistry.
The hemagglutinin glycoprotein is produced as a precursor, HA0, which requires posttranslational cleavage by host proteases before infectious virus particles can be produced (3).
Certain commercial endo-proteases, including Multifect Neutral, Protex 6L and Multifect P3000, and exo-proteases, such as fungal protease concentrate, an experimental fungal protease #1 and experimental fungal protease #2, yielded similar increases in soy protein solubility.
Some protease inhibitors may inhibit certain human proteases as well, causing toxicity.
And proteases have a unique problem: To stop taking them for even a month because the ADAP temporarily ran out of money can allow HIV to rapidly mutate into a virtually untreatable strain.
In the recently published 'International Consensus: The role of proteases in wound diagnostics.
Alkaline proteases have large variety of industrial applications, mainly in the detergent, food, pharmaceutical, silk and leather industries [1].
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