abzyme

noun
ab·​zyme | \ ˈab-ˌzīm How to pronounce abzyme (audio) \

Medical Definition of abzyme

: an antibody with enzymatic activity A central goal of catalytic antibody research is the derivation of a battery of abzymes that cut peptide bonds at specific amino acid residues …— Richard A. Goldsby, Immunology, 2003

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“Abzyme.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/abzyme. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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