mutase

noun
mu·​tase | \ ˈmyü-ˌtās How to pronounce mutase (audio) , -ˌtāz \

Definition of mutase

: any of various enzymes that catalyze molecular rearrangements and especially those involving the transfer of phosphate from one hydroxyl group to another in the same molecule

First Known Use of mutase

1938, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for mutase

International Scientific Vocabulary mut- (from Latin mutare) + -ase

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“Mutase.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mutase. Accessed 25 May. 2022.

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mutase

noun
mu·​tase | \ ˈmyü-ˌtās, -ˌtāz How to pronounce mutase (audio) \

Medical Definition of mutase

: any of various enzymes that catalyze molecular rearrangements and especially those involving the transfer of phosphate from one hydroxyl group to another in the same molecule

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