pepsinogen
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1878 a granular zymogen of the gastric glands that is readily converted into pepsin in a slightly acid medium

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  • pepsinogen — PEPSINOGÉN s. n. pepsină inactivă care, sub acţiunea acidului clorhidric, trece în pepsină activă. (< engl. pepsinogen) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • Pepsinogen — Pep*sin o*gen, n. [Pepsin + gen.] (Physiol. Chem.) The antecedent of the ferment pepsin. A substance contained in the form of granules in the peptic cells of the gastric glands. It is readily convertible into pepsin. Also called {propepsin}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pepsinogen — ⇒ Pepsin …   Deutsch wörterbuch der biologie

  • pepsinogen — [pep sin′ə jən] n. [< PEPSIN + O + GEN] the inactive precursor of pepsin, synthesized by the gastric glands of the stomach and converted to pepsin by hydrochloric acid …   English World dictionary

  • Pepsinogen — Das Peptid Pepsinogen ist die inaktive Vorstufe des Verdauungsenzyms Pepsin, das unter der Einwirkung von Salzsäure durch die Abspaltung von 44 Aminosäuren entsteht. Pepsinogen (Molekülmasse: 42.500) wird als sog. Zymogen eine inaktive… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • pepsinogen — pepsinogenas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Neaktyvus pepsino pirmtakas. atitikmenys: angl. pepsinogen rus. пепсиноген …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • pepsinogen — The inactive precursor (42.5 kD) of pepsin …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • pepsinogen — pepsinogenic /pep seuh noh jen ik/, pepsinogenous /pep seuh noj euh neuhs/, adj. /pep sin euh jeuhn, jen /, n. Biochem. crystals, occurring in the gastric glands, that during digestion are converted into pepsin. [1875 80; PEPSIN + O + GEN] * * * …   Universalium

  • pepsinogen — noun A zymogen that is converted into pepsin by the hydrochloric acid in the stomach …   Wiktionary

  • pepsinogen — A proenzyme or zymogen formed and secreted by the chief cells of the gastric mucosa; the acidity of the gastric juice and pepsin itself remove 44 amino acyl residues from p. to form active pepsin. SYN: propepsin …   Medical dictionary

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