Fn-gelatinase

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Definition

noun

Abbreviated form of fibronectin-gelatinase, a gelatinase that cleaves gelatin and fibronectin when activated.


Supplement

FN-gelatinase is a latent fragment component of the fibronectin. Fibronectin when cleaved produce fragments, such as FN-gelatinase. The latter becomes an active proteinase, degrading gelatin (and fibronectin).


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