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Chymosin MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Chymosin
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.277.656.074.500.200
D08.811.277.656.300.048.200
Unique ID
D012085
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012085
Annotation
do not confuse entry term RENNIN with RENIN; /‌biosyn /‌physiol permitted
Scope Note
The predominant milk-clotting enzyme from the true stomach or abomasum of the suckling calf. It is secreted as an inactive precursor called prorennin and converted in the acid environment of the stomach to the active enzyme. EC 3.4.23.4.
Entry Term(s)
Chymosin A
Chymosin C
Rennin
Registry Number
EC 3.4.23.4
Public MeSH Note
91; was RENNIN 1963-90
Online Note
use CHYMOSIN to search RENNIN 1966-90
History Note
91; was RENNIN 1963-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2009/07/06
Chymosin Preferred
Chymosin A Narrower
Chymosin C Narrower
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