proteinase --> endopeptidase

(Science: enzyme) An enzyme that cleaves protein at positions within the chain. Formally, the enzymes are peptidyl peptide hydrolases, more usually known as proteinases or proteolytic enzymes. Any enzyme that catalyzes the splitting of proteins into smaller peptide fractions and amino acids by a process known as proteolysis.

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