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Synonyms for peptidase

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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This investigation aimed to investigate the fundamental mechanism of ATP hydrolysis by Escherichia coli caseinolytic peptidase B (ClpB), an enzyme that may be capable of preventing neurodegeneration, by determining its steady-state ATP-dependent maximum initial velocity, Michaelis constant, and catalytic constant.
14]C-labelled casein as previously described with whole bacteria (Wallace, 1983), while peptidase (dipeptidyl peptidases and dipeptidases) assays used GlyArg-p-nitroanilide (pNA), GlyPro-pNA, [Ala.
A protein having "multifunctional activity," is defined herein as including at least one of a chymotrypsin, trypsin, collagenase, elastase or exo peptidase activity or asialo GM.
Despite this change, HAP is an active protease with distinct properties, and together with a series of cysteine and metallo-proteases and a dipeptidyl peptidase, provides attractive focus for antimalarial drug development.
There are also introductory chapters on peptidase classification and mechanisms and a comprehensive index.
Among the topics are single nucleotide polymorphisms in the human kallikrein-related peptidase (KLK) locus and their implications in various diseases, molecular recognition properties of KLK on synthetic and endogenous substrates, KLK within the proteolytic web, the role of KLK4 in dental enamel formation, and physiological and pathophysiological roles of KLK in the central nervous system.
Before the new study, "it wasn't clear how a peptidase could destroy an antibiotic," Nair said.
To address this issue, we measured the mRNA copy number in 2 AR-regulated prostate-specific genes [KLK3 (kallikrein-related peptidase 3) and KLK2 (kallikrein-related peptidase2)] (11) in blood prepared with the PAXgene Blood RNA System (PreAnalytiX).
The key enzyme in Gluten Defense, a formula designed to help digest hidden gluten and casein, is dipeptidyl peptidase IV.
Coverage includes salivary biomarkers, tumor markers in pseudopodia for invasive migration, intraocular lymphoma markers, serum tumor markers in breast cancer, diagnostic classification using gene expression profiling in AML, tumor antigens as markers of minimal residual disease in acute myeloid leukemia, activity and expression of dipeptidyl peptidase IV and cathepsin H in human cutaneous melanoma compared to other common cancers, ovarian cancer detection, comparison of the prognostic association of nucleolar size between uveal and conjunctival melanoma, biomarkers of hepatocellular carcinoma, cell adhesive markers in metastasizing colorectal carcinoma, and fetal hemoglobin as an oncofetal marker.
Januvia does this by blocking an enzyme (dipeptidyl peptidase IV or DPP-IV) which breaks down these proteins, leading to better blood sugar control.
Tokyo, Japan, July 14, 2005 - (JCNN) - Takeda Pharmaceutical (TSE: 4502) announced on July 14 that it has agreed with Pharmaceutical Product Development (PPD), a US pharmaceutical company, concerning rights to the dipeptidyl peptidase IV (DPP4) inhibitor
Characterize those bacteria for desirable metabolic traits for cheese ripening, such as homofermentative, non-coagulating, non-proteolytic, significant peptidase activity, and non-D lactic acid-producing traits.