tyrosinase

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noun ty·ros·i·nase \tə-ˈrä-sə-ˌnās, tī-, -ˌnāz\

Definition of tyrosinase

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

1896

First Known Use of tyrosinase

1896


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tyrosinase

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

Medical Definition of tyrosinase

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


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