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precursor of chymotrypsin(a digestive enzyme). Chymotrypsinogen is activated by trypsin.

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Re: Help! I am in a digestive crisis!

... peptide bonds Trypsin (secreted as trypsinogen) - made in pancreas, functions in the small intestine to break specific peptide bonds and converts chymotrypsinogen to chymotrypsin Chymotrypsin (secreted as chymotrypsinogen) - made in pancreas, functions in small intestine to break peptide bonds ...

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by SOS
Tue Jun 23, 2009 8:21 pm
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Topic: Help! I am in a digestive crisis!
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Zymography Question

... is simply the "inactive" precursor of an enzyme, or the proenzyme; for example, chymostrypsinogen is the proenzyme of chymotrypsin; chymotrypsinogen is activated by proteolysis to yield the active enzyme. I say "inactive" because some proenzymes can self-activate--others ...

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by blcr11
Mon Apr 09, 2007 9:47 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Zymography Question
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