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glutaminase

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noun glu·ta·min·ase \ˈglü-tə-mə-ˌnās, glü-ˈta-mə-, -ˌnāz\

Definition of glutaminase

  1. :  an enzyme that hydrolyzes glutamine to glutamic acid and ammonia



1938

First Known Use of glutaminase

1938


Medical Dictionary

glutaminase

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noun glu·ta·min·ase \ˈglüt-ə-mə-ˌnās, glü-ˈtam-ə-, -ˌnāz\

Medical Definition of glutaminase

  1. :  an enzyme that hydrolyzes glutamine to glutamic acid and ammonia




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