Elastase



[ih-las-teys, -taz] /ɪˈlæs teɪs, -tæz/

noun, Biochemistry.
1.
a pancreatic protease that catalyzes the hydrolysis of and other related proteins to polypeptides and amino acids.
/ɪˈlæsteɪs/
noun
1.
an enzyme that digests elastin

elastase e·las·tase (ĭ-lās’tās’, -tāz’)
n.
An enzyme found especially in pancreatic juice that catalyzes the hydrolysis of elastin.

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