ASE

ASE

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-ase

a suffix used in the names of enzymes: oxidase.

Origin:
extracted from diastase

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-ase
 
suffix forming nouns
indicating an enzyme: oxidase
 
[abstracted from diastase]

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-ase
suffix used in naming enzymes, from ending of diastase.
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Medical Dictionary

-ase suff.
Enzyme: amylase.

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Science Dictionary
-ase  
A suffix used to form the names of enzymes. It is often added to the name of the compound that the enzyme breaks down, as in lactase, which breaks down lactose. It is also added to a word describing the enzyme's activity, as in transferase, which catalyzes the transfer of a chemical group from one molecule to another, or reductase, which catalyzes the reduction of an organic compound.
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Abbreviations & Acronyms
ASE
  1. airborne support equipment

  2. American Stock Exchange

  3. available solar energy

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