Chymotrypsin

Definition of Chymotrypsin:

A digestive enzyme secreted by the pancreas into the small intestine which breaks down polypeptides or proteins.

Also: Trypsin

Topics Related to Chymotrypsin

Diarrhea

...the condition
“...Intubation studies, such as the secretin test, remain the most reliable tests for pancreatic exocrine function, but measurement of fecal chymotrypsin concentration or the bentiromide test may be useful screening studies...”

Poor Small Intestine Health

...the condition
“...Lipase, amylase, trypsin, chymotrypsin and sodium bicarbonate are received from the pancreas upon hormonal signals from pancreozymin and other hormones (produced in the small intestine) and neural signals from the...”
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More topics Related to Chymotrypsin

Stool Exam

...as a treatment
“...Certain enzymes (such as trypsin or elastase) may be evaluated in the stool to help determine how well the pancreas is functioning...”

Trypsin

...as a treatment
Trypsin, is a digestive enzyme that acts to degrade protein...”

Vasculitis

...recommendation Digestive Enzymes
“Decreasing circulating immune complexes may be accelerated by breaking them down with the use of trypsin, chymotrypsin and pancreatin...”
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