mutase


mu·tase

noun \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

mu·tase

noun \ˈmyü-ˌtās, -ˌtāz\   (Medical Dictionary)

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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