chymosin
(EC 3.4.23.4) Protease from abomasum (fourth stomach) of calf that has properties similar to pepsin. Will cleave casein to paracasein and is used in cheesemaking.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • Chymosin — Not to be confused with renin, an enzyme found in the kidney. Chymosin Crystal structure of bovine chymosin complex with the inhibitor CP 113972.[1] …   Wikipedia

  • 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

  • Chymosin — Chy|mo|sin 〈[çy ] n. 11; unz.〉 = Lab [→ Chymus] * * * Chy|mo|sin [↑ Chymo u. ↑ in (3)], das; s: svw. ↑ Rennin. * * * Chymosin   [ç ] …   Universal-Lexikon

  • chymosin — chy·mo·sin (kīʹmə sĭn) n. See rennin.   [chyme + ose2 + in.] * * * …   Universalium

  • chymosin — noun The proteolytic enzyme rennin …   Wiktionary

  • 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

  • Chymosin — Chy|mo|sin 〈[çy ] n.; Gen.: s; Pl.: unz.〉 Lab [Etym.: → Chymus] …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

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