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kinase

noun ki·nase \ˈkī-ˌnās, -ˌnāz\

Definition of KINASE

:  any of various enzymes that catalyze the transfer of phosphate groups from a high-energy phosphate-containing molecule (as ATP) to a substrate — compare protein kinase
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Origin of KINASE

International Scientific Vocabulary, from kinetic
First Known Use: 1947
Medical Dictionary

kinase

noun ki·nase \ˈkī-ˌnās, -ˌnāz\

Medical Definition of KINASE

:  any of various enzymes that catalyze the transfer of phosphate groups from a high-energy phosphate-containing molecule (as ATP or ADP) to a substrate—called also phosphokinase

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