Rennin



noun, Biochemistry.
1.
a coagulating enzyme occurring in the gastric juice of the calf, forming the active principle of rennet and able to curdle milk.
noun
1.
an enzyme that occurs in gastric juice and is a constituent of rennet. It coagulates milk by converting caseinogen to casein Also called chymosin

rennin ren·nin (rěn’ĭn)
n.
A milk-coagulating enzyme found especially in the gastric juice of the fourth stomach of young ruminants, used in making cheeses and junkets. Also called chymosin.
rennin
(rěn’ĭn)
An enzyme that catalyzes the coagulation of milk. Rennin is found in the gastric juice of the fourth stomach of young ruminants and is used in making cheese. Also called chymosin.

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