se·​cre·​tase si-ˈkrē-ˌtās How to pronounce secretase (audio)
: any of several transmembrane proteases that are capable of cleaving amyloid precursor protein and include two forms that function in the generation of beta-amyloid

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“Secretase.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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