luciferase


lu·cif·er·ase

noun \lü-ˈsi-fə-ˌrās, -ˌrāz\

Definition of LUCIFERASE

:  an enzyme that catalyzes the oxidation of luciferin

Origin of LUCIFERASE

International Scientific Vocabulary, from luciferin
First Known Use: 1888

lu·cif·er·ase

noun \lü-ˈsif-ə-ˌrās, -ˌrāz\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of LUCIFERASE

: an enzyme that catalyzes the oxidation of luciferin

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