tyrosinase

noun ty·ros·i·nase \ tə-ˈrä-sə-ˌnās , tī- , -ˌnāz \
Updated on: 30 Mar 2018

Definition of tyrosinase

: a copper-containing enzyme that promotes the oxidation of phenols (such as tyrosine) and is widespread in plants and animals

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1896

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tyrosinase

noun ty·ros·i·nase \ tə-ˈräs-ə-ˌnās, tī-, -ˌnāz \

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: an enzyme that promotes the oxidation of phenols (as tyrosine) and is widespread in plants and animals

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