Meaning of “protease” in the English Dictionary


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proteasenoun [ U ]

/ˈproʊ·t̬iˌeɪs, -ˌt̬eɪz/

biology an enzyme (= substance made by living cells) that causes proteins to break into smaller pieces

(Definition of “protease” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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