Pepsina es un enzyma cuje zymogeno (pepsinogeno) es secretate per le cellulas gastric in le stomacho e converta proteinas dietari al peptides. Illo era discoperite in 1836 per Theodor Schwann qui alsi ha appellate lo, del parola Grec πέψις pepsis, "digestion" (de πέπτειν peptein "digestar").[1][2]

Pepsina
instantia de: digestive enzyme[*], enzyme family[*]
subclasse de: aspartate protease[*]


Commons: Pepsin
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  1. "Discovery of pepsin by Theodor Schwann" (in French) (Mar 1957). Revue Médicale De Liège 12 (5): 139–44. PMID 13432398. 
  2. Isaac Asimov, A short history of biology (p. 95); Greenwood Press, Westport, CT; 1980