ligase

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noun li·gase \ˈlī-ˌgās, -ˌgāz\

Definition of ligase

Origin and Etymology of ligase

International Scientific Vocabulary lig- (from Latin ligare) + -ase


First Known Use: 1961


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ligase

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noun li·gase \ˈlī-ˌgās, -ˌgāz\

Medical Definition of ligase


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