Definition of proteolytically in US English:

proteolytically

adverb

Biochemistry
  • See proteolysis

    • ‘All 3 proteins are proteolytically regulated by sterols.’
    • ‘The proteolytically modified actins were used within 1 day.’
    • ‘The existence of these insoluble and proteolytically resistant deposits can seriously interfere with normal organ function.’
    • ‘We therefore developed proteogest, a program that generates basic descriptive statistics for both the intact and proteolytically processed proteome.’
    • ‘Fibrin degradation means that thrombin must have been present to form fibrin and plasmin was present to proteolytically digest it.’

Pronunciation

proteolytically

/-əˈlitik(ə)lē/