aldolase

noun
al·dol·ase | \ ˈal-də-ˌlās , -ˌlāz \

Definition of aldolase 

: a crystalline enzyme that occurs widely in living systems and catalyzes reversibly the cleavage of a phosphorylated fructose into triose sugars

First Known Use of aldolase

1940, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aldolase

aldol + -ase

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aldolase

noun
al·dol·ase | \ ˈal-də-ˌlās, -ˌlāz \

Medical Definition of aldolase 

: a crystalline enzyme that occurs widely in living systems and catalyzes reversibly the cleavage of a fructose ester into triose sugars

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