phosphorylase

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noun phos·phor·y·lase \fäs-ˈfȯr-ə-ˌlās, -ˌlāz\

Definition of phosphorylase

  1. :  any of the enzymes that catalyze phosphorolysis with the formation of organic phosphates

1939

First Known Use of phosphorylase

1939


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phosphorylase

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noun phos·phor·y·lase \fäs-ˈfȯr-ə-ˌlāz\

Medical Definition of phosphorylase

  1. :  any of a group of enzymes that catalyze phosphorolysis with the formation of organic phosphates (as glucose-1-phosphate in the breakdown and synthesis of glycogen) and that occur in animal and plant tissues


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