epimerase

noun
epim·er·ase | \i-ˈpi-mə-ˌrās, e-, -ˌrāz\

Definition of epimerase 

: any of various isomerases that catalyze the inversion of asymmetric groups in a substrate with several centers of asymmetry

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1960, in the meaning defined above

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epimerase

noun
epim·er·ase | \i-ˈpi-mə-ˌrās, e-, -ˌrāz \

Medical Definition of epimerase 

: any of various isomerases that catalyze the inversion of asymmetric groups in a substrate with several centers of asymmetry

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