isomerase

noun
isom·​er·​ase | \ ī-ˈsä-mə-ˌrās How to pronounce isomerase (audio) , -ˌrāz \

Definition of isomerase

: an enzyme that catalyzes the conversion of its substrate to an isomeric form

First Known Use of isomerase

1927, in the meaning defined above

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“Isomerase.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/isomerase. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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isomerase

noun
isom·​er·​ase | \ ī-ˈsäm-ə-ˌrās, -ˌrāz How to pronounce isomerase (audio) \

Medical Definition of isomerase

: an enzyme that catalyzes the conversion of its substrate to an isomeric form

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