Medical Dictionary

secretase

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noun se·cre·tase \si-ˈkrē-ˌtās\

Medical Definition of secretase

  1. :  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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