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zymogen Any inactive enzyme precursor that, following secretion, is chemically altered to the active form of the enzyme. For example, the protein-digesting enzyme trypsin is secreted by the pancreas as the zymogen trypsinogen. This is changed in the small intestine by the action of another enzyme, enterokinase, to the active form.

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zymogens The inactive form in which some enzymes, especially the protein digestive enzymes, are secreted, being activated after secretion. Also called pro‐enzymes, or enzyme precursors.

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zymogen

zymogen (pro-enzyme) The inactive precursor of an enzyme, subsequently activated by specific partial proteolysis.

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zymogen

zymogen (pro-enzyme) The inactive precursor of an enzyme, subsequently activated by specific partial proteolysis.

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zymogen

zymogen (zy-moh-jen) n. see proenzyme.

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