- SYN: aminoacylase.
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Histozyme — His to*zyme, n. [Gr. ? tissue + ? leaven.] (Physiol. Chem.) A soluble enzyme occurring in the animal body, to the presence of which many normal decompositions and synthetical processes are supposed to be due. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
histozyme — his·to·zyme … English syllables
histozyme — ˈhistəˌzīm noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary hist + zyme : an enzyme widely distributed in mammalian tissues that is capable of splitting acyl groups from hippuric acid and other acylated amino acids or from peptides called also … Useful english dictionary
Aminoacylase — In enzymology, an aminoacylase (EC number|126.96.36.199) is an enzyme that catalyzes the chemical reaction:an N acyl L amino acid + H2O ightleftharpoons a carboxylate + an L amino acidThus, the two substrates of this enzyme are N acyl L amino acid and … Wikipedia
aminoacylase — An enzyme catalyzing hydrolysis of a wide variety of N acyl amino acid s to the corresponding amino acid and an acid anion. SYN: hippuricase, histozyme. * * * ami·no·acy·lase (ə me″no aґsə lās) [EC 188.8.131.52] an enzyme of the… … Medical dictionary
acylase — ˈasəˌlās, āz noun ( s) Etymology: acyl + ase : any of several enzymes (as histozyme) that hydrolyze acylated amino acids compare carboxypeptidase … Useful english dictionary
hippuricase — hiˈpyu̇rəˌkās, āz noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary hippuric + ase : histozyme … Useful english dictionary
-zyme — ˌzīm noun combining form ( s) Etymology: Greek zymē leaven : enzyme histozyme lysozymes … Useful english dictionary