pyrophosphatase

noun

py·​ro·​phos·​pha·​tase ˌpī-rō-ˈfäs-fə-ˌtās, -ˌtāz How to pronounce pyrophosphatase (audio)
: an enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of a pyrophosphate to form orthophosphate

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“Pyrophosphatase.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pyrophosphatase. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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