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epimerase

noun epim·er·ase \i-ˈpi-mə-ˌrās, e-, -ˌrāz\

Definition of EPIMERASE

:  any of various isomerases that catalyze the inversion of asymmetric groups in a substrate with several centers of asymmetry
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First Known Use of EPIMERASE

1960

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