prohormone convertase

prohormone convertase
pro·hor·mone con·ver·tase (pro-horґmōn kən-vurґtās) any of a group of serine endopeptidases of the trans-Golgi network and secretory vesicles that catalyze the release of an active hormone from an inactive precursor.

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