Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun proteolytic_enzyme

1 sense of proteolytic enzyme

Sense 1
protease, peptidase, proteinase, proteolytic enzyme -- (any enzyme that catalyzes the splitting of proteins into smaller peptide fractions and amino acids by a process known as proteolysis)
       => enzyme -- (any of several complex proteins that are produced by cells and act as catalysts in specific biochemical reactions)

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