: a phosphatase (as from snake venom) that acts on diesters (such as some nucleotides) to hydrolyze only one of the two ester groups
Examples of phosphodiesterase in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebTo do so, the active ingredient in the drug inhibits an enzyme called phosphodiesterase 5 (PDE5) found in blood vessel walls.
Sandee Lamotte, CNN, 7 Feb. 2020
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