noun Date: 1933 a zymogen that is secreted by the pancreas and is converted by trypsin to chymotrypsin

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  • Chymotrypsinogen — is a precursor (zymogen) of the digestive enzyme chymotrypsin. This molecule is inactive and must be cleaved by trypsin, and then by other chymotrypsin molecules, before it can reach its full activity. Its function is to convert proteins to amino …   Wikipedia

  • Chymotrypsinogen — ⇒ Chymotrypsin …   Deutsch wörterbuch der biologie

  • chymotrypsinogen — /kuy moh trip sin euh jeuhn, jen /, n. Biochem. a zymogen that is converted by trypsin to chymotrypsin. [1930 35; CHYMOTRYPSIN + O + GEN] * * * …   Universalium

  • chymotrypsinogen — noun An inactive precursor to chymotrypsin …   Wiktionary

  • chymotrypsinogen — The precursor of chymotrypsin. Converted to π chymotrypsin by the action of trypsin. * * * chy·mo·tryp·sin·o·gen .trip sin ə jən n a zymogen that is secreted by the pancreas and is converted by trypsin to chymotrypsin * * * n. see chymotrypsin *… …   Medical dictionary

  • chymotrypsinogen — chy·mo·trypsinogen …   English syllables

  • chymotrypsinogen — n.; see chymotrypsin …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • chymotrypsinogen — /ˌkaɪmoʊtrɪpˈsɪnədʒən/ (say .kuymohtrip sinuhjuhn) noun the inactive precursor of chymotrypsin …   Australian English dictionary

  • chymotrypsinogen — ˌkīmə+ noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary chyme + o + trypsinogen : a precursor of a chymotrypsin prepared in crystalline form usually from the pancreas of cattle or hogs and converted by trypsin into a chymotrypsin * * *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Химотрипсиноген (Chymotrypsinogen) — см. Химотрипсин. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

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