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collagenase

Post by eTiT » Tue Aug 09, 2005 5:04 am

Why is collagenase less damaging to cells than trypsin? can comeone please tell me the difference between them. Thanks!

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Re: collagenase

Post by sdekivit » Tue Aug 09, 2005 3:12 pm

eTiT wrote:Why is collagenase less damaging to cells than trypsin? can comeone please tell me the difference between them. Thanks!


collegenase destroys collagen, a part in the connective tissue and it's not in the cell. Trypsine affects the cell membrane and can therefore cause the death of cells (very important for loosening cellines).

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