cyclophorase

noun
cy·​clo·​pho·​rase | \ -āz \
variants: or cyclophorase system
plural -s

Definition of cyclophorase

: a complex of enzymes associated with mitochondria (as of the liver and kidney) that catalyzes oxidations (as of acids participating in the Krebs cycle), oxidative phosphorylation, and various syntheses (as of hippuric acid)

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History and Etymology for cyclophorase

cycl- + phor- + -ase

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“Cyclophorase.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cyclophorase. Accessed 19 Oct. 2020.

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