zymogen

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any of a group of compounds that are inactive precursors of enzymes and require some change (such as the hydrolysis of a fragment that masks an active enzyme) to become active

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Zymogenic lineage it is used for AAT recombinant protein, as long as it has shown in genetic plans, (ura3) tubidged has been activated in this zymogenic lineage.
UCB gelatinases are MMPs circulating as latent proenzymes in zymogenic activatable isoforms.
Zymogenic Flora--Lower forms of plant life that reproduce in abundance in the soil following the application of large amounts of rapidly biodegradable organic matter such as animal manures, compost, and sewage effluent.
About this time, the wine industry began to take on the reputation of the electronics industry, with all kinds of people, from architects to zymogenic experts, knocking on our doors.