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

First Known Use of epimerase

1960

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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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