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clostripain

Pronunciation: klos'tri-pan

Definition: A cysteine proteinase cleaving preferentially at the carboxyl side of arginyl and lysyl residues. It also has an esterase activity.

Synonym(s): clostridiopeptidase B, Clostridium histolyticum proteinase B

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