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Search Results for: hydrolase

Hydrolase

Definition noun, plural: hydrolases An enzyme that speeds up the process of hydrolysis. Supplement In biochemistry, a... Read More

Hydrolytic enzyme

Definition noun, plural: hydrolytic enzymes Any of the enzymes or catalysts that act and behave like a... Read More

Lactase

Definition noun, plural: lactases An enzyme that catalyze the hydrolysis and subsequently the breakdown of lactose into... Read More

Glycosidase

Definition noun, plural: glycosidases (biochemistry) An enzyme catalyzing the hydrolysis of a... Read More

FAAH-OUT mutation for a life of no pain – No FAAH, no pain

A Scottish woman claims that she has not experienced pain over some supposedly painful conditions, like a severe joint... Read More

Ace

Ace --> angiotensin-converting enzyme (Science: enzyme) this hydrolase enzyme cleaves the decapeptide angiotensin i... Read More

Putative

Putative Definition What is putative? The word putative denotes to a supposition that is based on what is commonly... Read More

Dipeptide

Definition noun, plural: dipeptides An organic compound formed when two amino acids are joined by a peptide... Read More

Polypeptide

Polypeptide Definition Biology What are polypeptides? A polypeptide is defined as a polymer of amino acids joined together... Read More

Nuclease

Definition noun, plural: nucleases An enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of nucleic acids to oligonucleotides or... Read More

Guanosine diphosphate

Definition noun plural: guanosine diphosphates (biochemistry) A nucleotide made up of guanine, ribose, and two phosphate... Read More

Biomolecule β-Hydroxybutyrate – key to vascular youth?

One of the hallmarks of old age is vascular aging. Researchers found that a biomolecule, β-Hydroxybutyrate (BHB), can serve... Read More