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elastase

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry — Medicine and Health.

Serine endopeptidases that will digest various components of extracellular matrix such as elastin and collagen type IV. A range of elastases are known; the pancreatic elastase (EC...

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elastase

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry — Medicine and Health.

Serine endopeptidases that will digest various components of extracellular matrix such as elastin and collagen type IV. A range of elastases are known; the pancreatic elastase (EC...

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elastase <i>n.</i>

Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

May 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing. 56 words.

an enzyme that breaks down various proteins, including elastin. Pancreatic elastase, secreted by the pancreas, is not degraded in

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elastase <i>n.</i>

Elizabeth Martin.

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 87 words.

an enzyme that breaks down various proteins including elastin, which has a role in the connective tissue matrix. Pancreatic elastase

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pro-elastase

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The inactive form (zymogen) in which elastase is secreted; activated by trypsin.

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pro-elastase

David A. Bender.

in A Dictionary of Food and Nutrition

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 14 words.

The inactive form (zymogen) in which elastase is secreted; activated by trypsin.

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pro-elastase

David A. Bender.

in A Dictionary of Food and Nutrition

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 14 words.

The inactive form (zymogen) in which elastase is secreted; activated by trypsin.

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elastase

John Lackie.

in A Dictionary of Biomedicine

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Clinical Medicine. 55 words.

Serine endopeptidases that will digest various components of extracellular matrix such as *elastin and *collagen type IV. A

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elastase

David A. Bender.

in A Dictionary of Food and Nutrition

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 29 words.

An endopeptidase secreted by the pancreas that catalyses hydrolysis of the esters of small neutral amino acids. Secreted as the

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elastase

David A. Bender.

in A Dictionary of Food and Nutrition

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 29 words.

An endopeptidase secreted by the pancreas that catalyses hydrolysis of the esters of small neutral amino acids. Secreted as the

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elastase

Edited by Richard Cammack, Teresa Atwood, Peter Campbell, Howard Parish, Anthony Smith, Frank Vella and John Stirling.

in Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

January 2006; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biochemistry. 137 words.

historically, any proteinase that hydrolyses elastin. However, the name is now applied to a group of enzymes that vary in

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