protease, peptidase, proteinase, proteolytic enzyme(noun)
any enzyme that catalyzes the splitting of proteins into smaller peptide fractions and amino acids by a process known as proteolysis
An enzyme that cuts or cleaves proteins.
Origin: From protein + -ase.
A protease is any enzyme that conducts proteolysis, that is, begins protein catabolism by hydrolysis of the peptide bonds that link amino acids together in the polypeptide chain forming the protein.
The numerical value of protease in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of protease in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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