Emphasizes practical aspects of the handling, characterisation, inhibition and use of these enzymes.
Proteolytic Enzymes: nomenclature and classification; Purification of Proteolytic Enzymes; Protease Assay Methods; Determination of Protease Mechanism; Inhibition of Proteolytic Enzymes; Finding, Purification and Characterization of Natural Protease Inhibitors; Mass Spectrometry of Proteolysis-derived Peptides for Protein Identification; Using Proteinases for Edman Sequence Analysis and Peptide Mapping; Prevention of Unwanted Proteolysis; Proteolysis of Native Proteins as a Structural Probe; Proteases in Peptide Synthesis
Proteolytic enzymes lives up to its subtitle a practical approach." It provides a background to newcomers and students in the field, and will serve as a reference book for anyone working in this area."--Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education