ZYMASE

zymase

(noun) a complex of enzymes that cause glycolysis; originally found in yeast but also present in higher organisms

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Etymology

Noun

zymase (plural zymases)

(enzyme) Any of a group of enzymes that catalyze the fermentation of simple carbohydrates to ethanol and carbon dioxide.

Anagrams

• Y-mazes, azymes

Source: Wiktionary


Zym"ase, n. Etym: [From Zyme.] (Physiol. Chem.)

Definition: A soluble ferment, or enzyme. See Enzyme.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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