aldolase

aldolase

[al-duh-leys, -leyz]
noun Biochemistry.
any of a group of enzymes catalyzing reversible aldol condensations.

Origin:
1935–40; < German Aldolase; see aldol, -ase

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aldolase al·dol·ase (āl'də-lās', lāz')
n.
An enzyme present in certain living tissues, including skeletal and heart muscle tissues, that catalyzes the breakdown of a fructose ester into triose sugars.

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