L-asparaginase


L–as·par·a·gi·nase

noun \ˈel-as-ˈpa-rə-jə-ˌnās, -ˌnāz\

Definition of L-ASPARAGINASE

:  an enzyme that breaks down the physiologically commoner form of asparagine, is obtained especially from bacteria, and is used especially to treat leukemia

First Known Use of L-ASPARAGINASE

1962

L–as·par·a·gi·nase

noun \ˈel-as-ˈpar-ə-jə-ˌnās, -ˌnāz\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of L–ASPARAGINASE

: an enzyme that breaks down the physiologically commoner form of asparagine, is obtained especially from bacteria, and is used especially to treat leukemia

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