In biology and chemistry, gelatinase is a proteolytic enzyme that allows a living organism to hydrolyse gelatin into its sub-compounds (polypeptides, peptides, and amino acids) that can cross the cell membrane and be used by the organism. It is not a pepsin.
Gelatinase is secreted by the stomach.
- Gelatinase at the US National Library of Medicine Medical Subject Headings (MeSH)
- gelatinase technology at logikbase.com
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