pseudoprotease etymology

English word pseudoprotease comes from English pseudo- (False, not genuine, fake.), English protease ((enzyme) An enzyme that cuts or cleaves proteins.)

Detailed word origin of pseudoprotease

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
pseudo- English (eng) False, not genuine, fake.
protease English (eng) (enzyme) An enzyme that cuts or cleaves proteins.
pseudoprotease English (eng) A rhomboid protease that lacks the amino acid residues that are essential for proteolysis, implying that it cannot cleave substrates.

Words with the same origin as pseudoprotease

Descendants of pseudo-
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