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cathepsins

cathepsins (Also kathepsins); a group of intracellular enzymes in animal tissues which hydrolyse proteins. They are involved in the normal turnover of tissue protein, and the softening of meat when game is hung.

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cathepsins

cathepsins Protein-digesting enzymes that are found in lysosomes.

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