subtilisin

noun sub·til·i·sin \ ˌsəb-ˈti-lə-sən \

Definition of subtilisin

: a protease secreted by a soil bacillus (Bacillus amyloliquefaciens)

Origin and Etymology of subtilisin

New Latin subtilis, specific epithet of Bacillus subtilis, species to which Bacillus amyloliquefaciens was once thought to belong


Medical Dictionary

subtilisin

noun sub·til·i·sin \ ˌsəb-ˈtil-ə-sən \

medical Definition of subtilisin

: an extracellular protease that is secreted by a soil bacterium of the genus Bacillus (B. amyloliquefaciens) and has various commercial uses (as in laundry detergents)

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