collagenase
noun Date: 1926 any of a group of proteolytic enzymes that decompose collagen and gelatin

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  • Collagenase — Collagénase Les collagénases sont des enzymes capables de rompre les liaisons peptidiques du collagène. Elles facilitent la destruction des structures extracellulaires lors de la pathogenèse bactérienne. Ce sont des exotoxines. La production de… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • collagenase — collagenase. См. коллагеназа. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Collagenase — matrix metallopeptidase 1 (interstitial collagenase) Identifiers Symbol MMP1 Entrez 4312 HUGO …   Wikipedia

  • Collagénase — Les collagénases sont des enzymes capables de rompre les liaisons peptidiques du collagène. Elles facilitent la destruction des structures extracellulaires lors de la pathogenèse bactérienne. Ce sont des exotoxines. La production de collagénases… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • collagenase — n. [Gr. kolla, glue; genos, to produce; asis, denoting enzymes] A proteolytic digestive enzyme …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • collagenase — Proteolytic enzyme capable of breaking native collagen. Once the initial cleavage is made, less specific proteases will complete the degradation. Collagenases from mammalian cells are metallo enzymes and are collagen type specific. May be… …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • collagenase — col·lag·e·nase (kə lăjʹə nās , nāz , kŏlʹə jə ) n. Any of various enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of collagen and gelatin. * * * …   Universalium

  • collagenase — noun An enzyme that breaks the peptide bonds in collagen …   Wiktionary

  • collagenase — A proteolytic enzyme that acts on one or more of the collagens. microbial c. SYN: Clostridium histolyticum c.. * * * col·la·ge·nase kə laj ə .nās, käl ə jə , .nāz n any of a group of proteolytic enzymes that decompose collagen and gelatin * * *… …   Medical dictionary

  • collagenase — n. enzyme which catalyzes collagen …   English contemporary dictionary

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