- a coagulating enzyme occurring in the gastric juice of the calf, forming the active principle of rennet and able to curdle milk.
- an enzyme that occurs in gastric juice and is a constituent of rennet. It coagulates milk by converting caseinogen to caseinAlso called: chymosin
- A milk-coagulating enzyme found especially in the gastric juice of the fourth stomach of young ruminants, used in making cheeses and junkets.chymosin
- An enzyme that catalyzes the coagulation of milk. Rennin is found in the gastric juice of the fourth stomach of young ruminants and is used in making cheese. Also called chymosin