secretase

noun
se·​cre·​tase | \ si-ˈkrē-ˌtās How to pronounce secretase (audio) \

Medical Definition of secretase

: 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.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/secretase. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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