subtilisin

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

Definition of subtilisin 

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

First Known Use of subtilisin

1953, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for subtilisin

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

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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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