MadSci Network: Biochemistry

Subject: What is a Protease?

Date: Thu Oct 29 10:45:41 1998
Posted by Canyon R. Shearer
Grade level: 10-12
School: Grand Canyon High School
City: Grand Canyon State/Province: Arizona
Country: US of A
Area of science: Biochemistry
ID: 909679541.Bc

I was looking up things about stomach pH levels, and Pepsin came up, 
so I looked it up, and it says, "Protease of the stomach that breaks 
down most proteins to polypepsides."  Please explain what a Protease 
is.  Thanks, CS.

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