apyrase

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noun ap·y·rase \ˈa-pə-ˌrās, -ˌrāz\

Definition of apyrase

  1. :  any of several enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of ATP to AMP with the liberation of phosphate and energy

Origin and Etymology of apyrase

adenosine + pyrophosphate + -ase


First Known Use: 1945


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apyrase

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noun ap·y·rase \ˈap-ə-ˌrās, -ˌrāz\

Medical Definition of apyrase

  1. :  any of several enzymes that hydrolyze ATP with the liberation of phosphate and energy


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