noun cy·clo·pho·rase
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cyclophorase system

Definition of cyclophorase



  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of cyclophorase

cycl- + phor- + -ase

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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