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Hyaluronidase is a protein enzyme, that when used immediately, will melt the hyaluronic acid and limit the damage to the patient.
A special soybean-root enzyme gives it the texture and drippy quality of a good burger, but without beef.
On the Danish coast, a few hours from Copenhagen, Novozymes employs thousands to make enzymes for detergents, baking and other uses.
Consider a cleanser or toner rich in fruit or plant enzymes, twice a week, to deep clean gently.
Breast milk, according to this specialist, is so spectacularly fatty that some babies with the same disease attain pancreatic sufficiency without enzymes.
The amount of the CYP3A4 enzyme in the intestine varies from person to person, says Huang.
The excision mechanism consists of two molecules: an enzyme (Cas9) derived from a bacterium called Streptococcus pyogenes, and a piece of RNA, a chemical akin to DNA that is made up of similar genetic letters.
Water bugs stick their heads inside the shell, bite the mollusc, inject digestive enzymes, then slurp up the remains.
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Definition of enzyme for English Language Learners
: a chemical substance in animals and plants that helps to cause natural processes (such as digestion)
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