Sentence Examples


  • Such an enzyme is the pepsin of the stomach of the higher animals.
  • 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.
  • This amyloid substance is slowly and imperfectly digested by pepsin - digestion being more complete with trypsin and by autolytic enzymes.

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