enolase

noun eno·lase \ ˈē-nə-ˌlās , -ˌlāz \

Definition of enolase

: a crystalline enzyme that is found especially in muscle and yeast and is important in the metabolism of carbohydrates

Origin and Etymology of enolase

International Scientific Vocabulary enol + -ase


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enolase

noun eno·lase \ ˈē-nə-ˌlās, -ˌlāz \

medical Definition of enolase

: a crystalline enzyme that is found especially in muscle and yeast and is important in the metabolism of carbohydrates

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