L-asparaginase

noun L-as·par·a·gi·nase \ ˈel-a-ˈsper-ə-jə-ˌnās , -ˌnāz , -ˈspa-rə- \

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


Medical Dictionary

L-asparaginase

noun L-as·par·a·gi·nase \ ˈel-as-ˈpar-ə-jə-ˌnās, -ˌnāz \

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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