trypsin inhibitor

Substances inactivating trypsin, typically found in seed tissue of certain plants, where they are thought to have evolved as anti-feedant agents against insect predators.

Glossary of Biotechnology for Food and Agriculture . 2015.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Trypsin inhibitor — Trypsin inhibitors are chemicals that reduce the availability of trypsin, an enzyme essential to nutrition of many animals, including humans. There are four commercial sources of trypsin inhibitors. See also * Serine protease inhibitor * Protease …   Wikipedia

  • pancreatic secretory trypsin inhibitor — (PSTI) a peptide that is expressed inside the pancreas and inhibits intrapancreatic activation of trypsin so that trypsin does not digest the pancreas itself; lack of this peptide leads to acute or chronic pancreatitis …   Medical dictionary

  • soybean trypsin inhibitor — (= STI; SBTI) Single polypeptide (21 kD; 181 amino acids) that forms a stable, stoichiometric, enzymically inactive complex with trypsin …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • Trypsin — protein Name=protease, serine, 1 (trypsin 1) caption=Crystal structure of Trypsin width= HGNCid=9475 Symbol=PRSS1 AltSymbols=TRY1 EntrezGene=5644 OMIM=276000 RefSeq=NM 002769 UniProt=P07477 PDB= ECnumber=3.4.21.4 Chromosome=7 Arm=q Band=32… …   Wikipedia

  • inhibitor — 1. An agent that restrains or retards physiologic, chemical, or enzymatic action. 2. A nerve, stimulation of which represses activity. SEE ALSO: inhibition. α glucosidase i. an oral agent that aids in th …   Medical dictionary

  • Trypsin 1 — Protease, serine, 1 (trypsin 1), also known as PRSS1, is a human gene. PBB Summary section title = summary text = This gene encodes a trypsinogen, which is a member of the trypsin family of serine proteases. This enzyme is secreted by the… …   Wikipedia

  • Enzyme inhibitor — Enzyme inhibitors are molecules that bind to enzymes and decrease their activity. Since blocking an enzyme s activity can kill a pathogen or correct a metabolic imbalance, many drugs are enzyme inhibitors. They are also used as herbicides and… …   Wikipedia

  • Protease inhibitor (biology) — In biology and biochemistry, protease inhibitors are molecules that inhibit the function of peptidases (old name: protease , hence the term protease inhibitor ). Many naturally occurring protease inhibitors are proteins.In medicine, protease… …   Wikipedia

  • Tissue factor pathway inhibitor — (or TFPI) is a single chain polypeptide which can reversibly inhibit Factor Xa (Xa). While Xa is inhibited, the Xa TFPI complex can subsequently also inhibit the FVIIa TF complex.TFPI contributes significantly to the inhibition of Xa in vivo,… …   Wikipedia

  • Monoamine oxidase inhibitor — MAOI redirects here. For the Easter Island statues, see Moai. Monoamine oxidase Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) are a class of antidepressant drugs prescribed for the treatment of depression. They are particularly effective in treating… …   Wikipedia

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.