Trypsinogen (EC 18.104.22.168/20/21/23/24/26) is the precursor form or zymogen of
the pancreatic enzyme trypsin. It is found in pancreatic juice, along with amylase,
The exocrine pancreas synthesizes and secretes more protein per cell than any
other exocrine organ. Much of its protein secretion consists of digestive ...
Pancreatic zymogens are normally only activated after they reach the small
intestine. A brush border enzyme, enterokinase, cleaves a peptide from
The inactive precursor of trypsin, produced by the pancreas and converted to
trypsin in the small intestine by enterokinase. American Heritage® Dictionary of
Jun 15, 2012 ... When food enters the small intestine, the pancreas is stimulated to release a fluid
containing inactive digestive enzymes (which help break ...
Jun 18, 2015 ... Disorders of trypsin production can not only hinder digestive processes, they can
damage the pancreas. Trypsin production in tissues other ...
Trypsinogen is an enzyme released by the pancreas to break down proteins.
There are three main types of trypsinogen, each of which...
The past three decades have seen the development of several animal models of
pancreatitis and remarkably, early intracellular trypsinogen activation has been ...
Trypsin activity is properly suppressed in the pancreatic acinar cells under
normal conditions. A small amount of trypsinogen is converted to active trypsin