autocatalysis

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catalysis in which the catalyst is one of the products of the reaction

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Characterization of some molecular mechanisms governing autoactivation of the catalytic domain of the anaplastic lymphoma kinase.
Some PRSS1 gene mutations appear to increase the stability of the trypsin protein by eliminating a trypsin autodegradation site while other PRSS1 gene mutations appear to enhance trypsinogen autoactivation, both of which eventually result in chronic pancreatitis.
1A likely represent fragmented hK6, which is known to have autoactivation and autocatalytic activity (26, 27).
Ala217 is important for the catalytic function and autoactivation of prostate-specific human kallikrein 2.