Medical Dictionary

pyrophosphatase

noun py·ro·phos·pha·tase \ˌpī-rō-ˈfäs-fə-ˌtās, -ˌtāz\

Definition of PYROPHOSPHATASE

:  an enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of a pyrophosphate to form orthophosphate
March 27, 2015
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