protease Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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proteasenoun [C]

uk   /ˈprəʊ.tiː.eɪz/  us   /ˈproʊ.t̬i-/ specialized
an enzyme that ​causes proteins to ​break into ​smallerpieces
(Definition of protease from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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proteasenoun [U]

 /ˈproʊ·t̬iˌeɪs, -ˌt̬eɪz/
biology an enzyme (= ​substance made by ​livingcells) that ​causes proteins to ​break into ​smallerpieces
(Definition of protease from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “protease”
in Chinese (Simplified) 蛋白酶…
in Chinese (Traditional) 蛋白酶…
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