isomerase

noun isom·er·ase \ ī-ˈsä-mə-ˌrās , -ˌrāz \

Definition of isomerase

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

First Known Use of isomerase

1927


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isomerase

noun isom·er·ase \ ī-ˈsäm-ə-ˌrās, -ˌrāz \

medical Definition of isomerase

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

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