Cathepsin

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Cathepsin

(Science: protein) intracellular proteolytic enzymes of animal tissues, such as cathepsin b, a lysosomal thiol proteinase, c, dipeptidyl peptidase, D, that has pepsin like specificity, g, similar to chymotrypsin, H, that possesses aminopeptidase activity, N, that attacks N terminal peptides of collagen and so on.