cyclase

noun
cy·​clase | \ ˈsī-ˌklās How to pronounce cyclase (audio) , -ˌklāz \

Definition of cyclase

: an enzyme (such as adenylate cyclase) that catalyzes cyclization of a compound

Examples of cyclase in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Tadalafil from the Launch Sequence supplements in the recall can interact with nitroglycerin or guanylate cyclase inhibitors that some people might take regularly. Chris Smith, BGR, 5 July 2022

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First Known Use of cyclase

1946, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cyclase

cycl- + -ase

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The first known use of cyclase was in 1946

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13 Jul 2022

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“Cyclase.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cyclase. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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cyclase

noun
cy·​clase | \ ˈsī-ˌklās, -ˌklāz How to pronounce cyclase (audio) \

Medical Definition of cyclase

: an enzyme (as adenyl cyclase) that catalyzes cyclization of a compound

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