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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.
Alkaline protease activity was estimated by the method of Lowery [9].
Scientists at the Max Planck Institute of Neurobiology in Martinsried have now discovered a new serine protease: neutrophil serine protease 4, or NSP4.
This paper describes the protease screening of 144 isolates of bacteria, yeasts and filamentous fungi isolated from coffee fruit.
a biotechnology company developing novel targeted covalent drugs, has demonstrated the first-ever selective irreversible inhibition of a viral protease using a targeted covalent drug.
K11777 deactivates enzymes called cysteine proteases, which a schistosome needs to digest proteins drawn from human blood.
The HIV protease inhibitor project is targeted at inhibition of the HIV protease enzyme and is in the pre-clinical research phase.
While Prezista was designed to overcome viral resistance to other protease inhibitors, resistance to the drug itself can develop.
It has been almost 10 years since the approval of the first protease inhibitor (Invirase) in December 1995.
We also provide a homology model for HA0 of the HPAI human isolate and show that in addition to adding basic residues, the H1 insertion likely increases accessibility to the protease cleavage site.
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.
Last fall, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the protease inhibitor, Lexiva, to help treat HIV.
Protease inhibitors appear to be associated with increased risk of myocardial infarction in patients with HIV-1, Dr.
1) Furthermore, women who take protease inhibitors as part of their combined drug regimen are no more likely to have a premature or very premature delivery or a low-birth-weight infant than are women who use combination therapy without these drugs, monotherapy or no therapy.