Sentence Examples


  • Such an enzyme is the pepsin of the stomach of the higher animals.
  • These include such bodies as pepsin, diastase, the pancreatic ferments, papain, the pine-apple ferment, taka-diastase and others, and serve to convert starch into saccharine substances, or albumen into peptone and albumoses.
  • A third enzyme, the trypsin of the pancreas, possesses the power of both pepsin and erepsin.
  • It is not quite certain whether a true pepsin exists in plants, but many trypsins have been discovered, and one form of erepsin, at least, is very widespread.
  • It is much more powerful than carbolic acid in its inhibitory action upon unorganized ferments such as pepsin or ptyalin.