Peptolysis



[pep-tuh-lit-ik] /ˌpɛp təˈlɪt ɪk/

adjective, Biochemistry.
1.
causing the hydrolysis of peptides.

peptolysis pep·tol·y·sis (pěp-tŏl’ĭ-sĭs)
n.
The hydrolysis of peptones.

peptolytic pep·to·lyt·ic (pěp’tə-lĭt’ĭk)
adj.

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    [pep-tuh-lit-ik] /ˌpɛp təˈlɪt ɪk/ adjective, Biochemistry. 1. causing the hydrolysis of peptides. peptolytic pep·to·lyt·ic (pěp’tə-lĭt’ĭk) adj.

  • Peptone

    [pep-tohn] /ˈpɛp toʊn/ noun, Biochemistry. 1. any of a class of diffusible, soluble substances into which proteins are converted by partial hydrolysis. /ˈpɛptəʊn/ noun 1. (biochem) any of a group of compounds that form an intermediary group in the digestion of proteins to amino acids See also proteose n. 1860, from German Pepton, from Greek […]



  • Peptonization

    [pep-tuh-nahyz] /ˈpɛp təˌnaɪz/ verb (used with object), peptonized, peptonizing. 1. to subject (food) to an artificial, partial digestion by pepsin or pancreatic extract in order to aid digestion. 2. to hydrolyze or dissolve by a proteolytic enzyme, as pepsin. /ˈpɛptəˌnaɪz/ verb 1. (transitive) to hydrolyse (a protein) to peptones by enzymic action, esp by pepsin […]

  • Peptonize

    [pep-tuh-nahyz] /ˈpɛp təˌnaɪz/ verb (used with object), peptonized, peptonizing. 1. to subject (food) to an artificial, partial digestion by pepsin or pancreatic extract in order to aid digestion. 2. to hydrolyze or dissolve by a proteolytic enzyme, as pepsin. /ˈpɛptəˌnaɪz/ verb 1. (transitive) to hydrolyse (a protein) to peptones by enzymic action, esp by pepsin […]



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