aldolase


al·dol·ase

noun \ˈal-də-ˌlās, -ˌlāz\

Definition of ALDOLASE

:  a crystalline enzyme that occurs widely in living systems and catalyzes reversibly the cleavage of a phosphorylated fructose into triose sugars

Origin of ALDOLASE

aldol + -ase
First Known Use: 1940

al·dol·ase

noun \ˈal-də-ˌlās, -ˌlāz\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ALDOLASE

: a crystalline enzyme that occurs widely in living systems and catalyzes reversibly the cleavage of a fructose ester into triose sugars

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