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mutase

noun mu·tase \ˈmyü-ˌtās, -ˌtāz\

Definition of MUTASE

:  any of various enzymes that catalyze molecular rearrangements and especially those involving the transfer of phosphate from one hydroxyl group to another in the same molecule

Origin of MUTASE

International Scientific Vocabulary mut- (from Latin mutare) + -ase
First Known Use: 1938
Medical Dictionary

mutase

noun mu·tase \ˈmyü-ˌtās, -ˌtāz\

Medical Definition of MUTASE

:  any of various enzymes that catalyze molecular rearrangements and especially those involving the transfer of phosphate from one hydroxyl group to another in the same molecule

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