fumarase

noun fu·ma·rase \ ˈfyü-mə-ˌrās , -ˌrāz \

Definition of fumarase

: an enzyme that catalyzes the interconversion (as in the Krebs cycle) of fumaric acid and malic acid or their salts

First Known Use of fumarase

1936


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fumarase

noun fu·ma·rase \ ˈfyü-mə-ˌrās, -ˌrāz \

medical Definition of fumarase

: an enzyme that catalyzes the interconversion (as in the Krebs cycle) of fumaric acid and malic acid or their salts

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