What is another word for proteolysis?

Pronunciation: [pɹə͡ʊtˈɒləsˌɪs] (IPA)

Proteolysis refers to the breakdown of proteins into smaller peptides, which is an essential process in several biological systems. There are various synonyms for proteolysis, including protein hydrolysis, protein degradation, and protein catabolism. The term proteolysis is often used interchangeably with peptidolysis, which refers to the breakdown of peptides into smaller amino acid chains. Enzymes such as proteases and peptidases play crucial roles in proteolysis, as they cleave peptide bonds in proteins and peptides. Proteolysis is a crucial process in various physiological functions, including protein turnover, immune response, and cell signaling. Its dysregulation has been linked to various pathological conditions, such as neurodegenerative diseases and cancer.

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What are the hypernyms for Proteolysis?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    chemical reactions, biochemical reactions, biological reactions, enzymatic reactions.

What are the hyponyms for Proteolysis?

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