Proteases (also known as peptidases or proteinases) are a subgroup of hydrolase enzymes that catalyze the cleavage of peptide bonds within proteins. There are two main subtypes of proteases: exoproteases, which hydrolyze peptide bonds at the terminus of polypeptide chains; and endoproteases, which act internally. Proteases are involved in a vast array of physiological processes, from simple digestion of food to complex signaling cascades such as the apoptotic caspase-activated cascade.

Protease Target Files

Related Categories

Quick Order

Find multiple products by catalog number

divider line

Cancer Research Product Guide

Cancer Research Product Guide

Our Cancer Research Guide highlights over 750 products for cancer research. Request copy or view PDF today.

divider line

Neurodegeneration Research Product Guide

Neurodegeneration Product Guide

Our Neurodegeneration guide highlights over 275 products for neurodegeneration research. Request copy or view PDF today.

divider line

Bio-Techne Events

One Day Symposium

Bio-Techne Symposium 2017

Epigenetic Regulation of Stem Cell Differentiation

March 1, 2017

Amsterdam, The Netherlands