Elastase: An enzyme that digests and degrades a number of proteins including elastin, an elastic substance in the lungs and some other organs that supports their structural framework. Elastase is specifically inhibited by alpha-1 antitrypsin. See also: Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency.
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Serine protease that will digest elastin and collagen Type IV; inhibited by alpha-1-protease inhibitor of plasma.
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<enzyme> Serine protease that will digest elastin and collagen type IV, inhibited by _ 1 protease inhibitor of plasma. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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noun a pancreatic enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of elastin
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(e-las´tās) an enzyme capable of catalyzing the digestion of elastic tissue.
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(from the article `connective tissue`) ...varying size. Elastic fibres are extremely resistant to hot water, to strong alkali, and even to digestion with the proteolytic enzyme trypsin. ...
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elastase A pancreatic enzyme that cleaves amino acids from proteins in the presence of trypsin (enzyme of pancreatic juice that hydrolyzes proteins into smaller polypeptide, or amino acid, units).
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Type: Term Pronunciation: ē-las′tās Definitions: 1. A serine proteinase hydrolyzing elastin; other elastase-like enzymes have been identified, pancreatic elastase (pancreatopeptidase E) and leukocyte elastase (lysosomal or neutrophil elastase), with different sequences and kinetic pa...
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In molecular biology, elastase is an enzyme from the class of proteases (peptidases) that break down proteins. == Forms and classification== Eight human genes exist for elastase: Bacterial forms: Organisms such as P. aeruginosa also produce elastase, and is considered a virulence factor. == Functio...
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