A proteinase formed by Bacillus subtilis and other species, similar to the serine proteinases of other molds and bacteria; it catalyzes the hydrolysis of a few specific peptide bonds in certain proteins, converting chymotrypsinogen to chymotrypsin and ovalbumin to plakalbumin in this manner, and cleaves pancreatic ribonuclease into S-peptide and S-protein. SYN: subtilopeptidase.

* * *

sub·til·i·sin .səb-'til-ə-sən n an extracellular protease that is secreted by a soil bacterium of the genus Bacillus (B. amyloliquefaciens) and has various commercial uses (as in laundry detergents)

* * *

sub·til·i·sin (səb-tilґĭ-sin) a proteolytic enzyme isolated from strains of the soil bacteria Bacillus subtilis. It catalyzes the hydrolysis of certain peptide bonds, and analysis has shown it to be composed of 274 amino acid residues.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Subtilisin — Carlsberg, Alcalase® nach PDB  …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Subtilisin — Protbox start Name= Subtilisin Photo= 1st2.png Caption= Crystal structure of Subtilisin Structure = Review = Gene = Protbox function Type =Serine protease Functions = Domains = Diseases= Subtilisin (serine endopeptidase) is a protease (a protein… …   Wikipedia

  • subtilisin — subtilizinas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Proteazė. atitikmenys: angl. subtilisin rus. субтилизин …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • subtilisin — noun Etymology: New Latin subtilis, specific epithet of Bacillus subtilis, species to which Bacillus amyloliquefaciens was once thought to belong Date: 1953 a protease secreted by a soil bacillus (Bacillus amyloliquefaciens) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • subtilisin — Extracellular serine protease produced by Bacillus spp …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • subtilisin — /sub til euh sin/, n. Biochem. a proteolytic enzyme produced by the bacterium Bacillus subtilis, used as an active ingredient in detergents and also in research to help reveal protein structure. [1953; < NL subtilis specific epithet (see SUBTILE) …   Universalium

  • subtilisin — noun A protease produced by soil bacteria of the genus Bacillus …   Wiktionary

  • Subtilisin — Sub|ti|li|sin [nlat. Bacillus subtilis, eine Spaltpilzart (Mikrobiol.); ↑ in (3)], das; s, e: mikrobielle Serin Proteasen mit 274 bzw. 275 Aminosäuren, MG 27 277, 27 537 bzw. 27 671, die als Proteinasen in Waschmitteln, zur Wundversorgung u. zur… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • subtilisin — sub·til·i·sin …   English syllables

  • subtilisin — (ˌ)səbˈtilə̇sə̇n also ˌsəbtə̇ˈlīsə̇n noun ( s) Etymology: New Latin subtilis, specific epithet of Bacillus subtilis, species of which Bacillus amyloliquefaciens was formerly considered a variant + English in : an extracellular protease secreted… …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.