rennase
Rennin Ren"nin (r[e^]n"n[i^]n), n. (Biochem.) A milk-clotting enzyme obtained from the true stomach (abomasum) of a suckling calf. Mol. wt. about 31,000. Also called {chymosin}, {rennase}, and {abomasal enzyme}. --[Merck Man. 11] [1913 Webster]

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  • rennase — SYN: chymosin …   Medical dictionary

  • abomasal enzyme — Rennin Ren nin (r[e^]n n[i^]n), n. (Biochem.) A milk clotting enzyme obtained from the true stomach (abomasum) of a suckling calf. Mol. wt. about 31,000. Also called {chymosin}, {rennase}, and {abomasal enzyme}. [Merck Man. 11] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chymosin — Rennin Ren nin (r[e^]n n[i^]n), n. (Biochem.) A milk clotting enzyme obtained from the true stomach (abomasum) of a suckling calf. Mol. wt. about 31,000. Also called {chymosin}, {rennase}, and {abomasal enzyme}. [Merck Man. 11] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rennin — Ren nin (r[e^]n n[i^]n), n. (Biochem.) A milk clotting enzyme obtained from the true stomach (abomasum) of a suckling calf. Mol. wt. about 31,000. Also called {chymosin}, {rennase}, and {abomasal enzyme}. [Merck Man. 11] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chymosin — An aspartic proteinase structurally homologous with pepsin, formed from prochymosin; the milk curdling enzyme obtained from the glandular layer of the stomach of the calf. Acts on a single peptide bond ( Phe Met ) in κ casein. SYN …   Medical dictionary

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