prochymosin


prochymosin
The precursor of chymosin. SYN: chymosinogen, pexinogen, prorennin, renninogen, rennogen.

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pro·chy·mo·sin (pro-kiґmo-sin) the inactive precursor of chymosin (rennin), converted to chymosin by pepsin or autocatalytically.

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