epimerase

noun
epim·​er·​ase | \ i-ˈpi-mə-ˌrās How to pronounce epimerase (audio) , 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, in the meaning defined above

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“Epimerase.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/epimerase. Accessed 26 Sep. 2020.

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epimerase

noun
epim·​er·​ase | \ i-ˈpi-mə-ˌrās, e-, -ˌrāz How to pronounce epimerase (audio) \

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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