gelatinase

noun
gel·​a·​tin·​ase | \ ˈjelətə̇ˌnās, -āz, jəˈlatᵊnˌā- \
plural -s

Definition of gelatinase

: an enzyme causing liquefaction or hydrolysis of gelatin and occurring especially in bacteria

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History and Etymology for gelatinase

gelatin + -ase

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“Gelatinase.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gelatinase. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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