endopeptidase

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Etymology[edit]

endo- +‎ peptide +‎ -ase

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endopeptidase (plural endopeptidases)

  1. (biochemistry) Any of a group of enzymes, such as trypsin, chymotrypsin, pepsin and elastase, which catalyze the splitting of polypeptide chains.

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