Medical Term:

Clostridium histolyticum collagenase

Pronunciation: klos-trid′ē-ŭm his′tō-lit′i-kŭm kō-lah′jen-ās

Definition: An enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of collagen, preferentially at peptide bonds on the amino side of a glycylprolyl sequence.

Synonym(s): clostridiopeptidase A, collagenase A, collagenase I, microbial collagenase

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