endopeptidase

noun en·do·pep·ti·dase \ ˌen-dō-ˈpep-tə-ˌdās , -ˌdāz \

Definition of endopeptidase

: any of a group of enzymes that hydrolyze peptide bonds within the long chains of protein molecules : protease — compare exopeptidase

First Known Use of endopeptidase

1936

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endopeptidase

noun en·do·pep·ti·dase \ -ˈpep-tə-ˌdās, -ˌdāz \

medical Definition of endopeptidase

: any of a group of enzymes that hydrolyze peptide bonds inside the long chains of protein molecules : protease — compare exopeptidase

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