protease

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Etymology[edit]

prote(in) +‎ -ase

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  • IPA(key): /ˈpɹəʊtɪeɪz/

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protease (plural proteases)

  1. (biochemistry) An enzyme that cuts or cleaves proteins.

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Etymology[edit]

From proteína (protein) +‎ -ase.

Noun[edit]

protease f (plural proteases)

  1. (biochemistry) protease (any of a group of enzymes that cleave proteins)