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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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Microbial proteases are among the most important hydrolytic enzymes and have been studied extensively since the advent of Enzymology.
Proteases as supplemental feed enzymes have been added to swine diets routinely for many years (Cowieson and Ravindran, 2008; Wang et al.
WOUNDCHEK Laboratories reported on Tuesday the receipt of market clearance from the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration for its WOUNDCHEK Protease Status, reportedly the world's first point of care wound diagnostic for chronic wounds,.
Pharmaceuticals is the fastest growing application in the proteases market"
subtilis has been used as a good additive in fodders due to its secreted proteases (Gomez-Gil et al.
Previously, serine proteases inhibitor activity was detected in the low molecular weight fractions.
It is essential to optimize the fermentation medium for proteases growth and production, in order to obtain high and commercially viable yields (ESPOSITO et al.
Mukesh and colleagues were studied in 2012, on the proteases produced by Bacillus sp.
To evaluate how washing with soap and alternate cleansers influences protease activity.
This is where NSP4 differs from the other three known neutrophil serine proteases, which are similar in molecular structure, but have a different recognition motif.
Molecular weight of the proteases was estimated by comparing the relative mobility of proteins of different molecular size using a standard molecular marker 3 to 43kDa (Bio-rad-USA).
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.
The research has demonstrated that covalent drugs can be designed and targeted to irreversibly and covalently bond to molecular domains specific to proteases.
The potential use of marine enzymes as a source of proteases has not been fully explored.
All these applications have created an extensive market for these enzymes, leading to proteases representing 60% of the total sales of industrial enzymes worldwide.
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