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1. enzyme

noun. ['ˈɛnˌzaɪm'] any of several complex proteins that are produced by cells and act as catalysts in specific biochemical reactions.

Synonyms

  • SOD
  • Hyazyme
  • proteolytic enzyme
  • histaminase
  • lysozyme
  • muramidase
  • catalyst
  • streptokinase
  • cholinesterase
  • kinase
  • telomerase
  • zymase
  • adenosine deaminase
  • coagulase
  • pepsin
  • spreading factor
  • protease
  • chymosin
  • streptodornase
  • superoxide dismutase
  • monoamine oxidase
  • beta-lactamase
  • polymerase
  • transferase
  • penicillinase
  • decarboxylase
  • lipase
  • de-iodinase
  • trypsin
  • amylase
  • fibrinolysin
  • hyaluronidase
  • papain
  • cyclooxygenase
  • active site
  • reductase
  • urease
  • accelerator
  • disaccharidase
  • ADA
  • rennin
  • collagenase
  • isomerase
  • oxidoreductase
  • peptidase
  • nuclease
  • nitrogenase
  • phosphatase
  • oxidase
  • complement
  • proteinase
  • protein
  • plasmin
  • pepsinogen
  • secretase
  • enterokinase
  • elastase
  • Cox
  • MAO

Antonyms

  • inhibitor
  • unbalance
  • misconstruction

Etymology

  • Enzym (German)

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Rhymes with Enzyme

  • genzyme
  • pulmazyme
  • pulmozyme

How do you pronounce enzyme?

Pronounce enzyme as ˈɛnˌzaɪm.

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Sentences with enzyme


1. Noun, singular or mass
While adding new bases, the enzyme also checks its work as it moves down the strand.

2. Adverb
Because this method does not use restriction enzymes, products with no restriction enzyme sites can be cloned.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Therefore, understanding the structure of enzymes will help clarify the ways in which enzyme activity can be inhibited.

4. Adjective
The second type of temperature change that affects enzyme activity is cooling or freezing.

2. enzyme-linked-immunosorbent_serologic_assay

noun. an assay that relies on an enzymatic conversion reaction and is used to detect the presence of specific substances (such as enzymes or viruses or antibodies or bacteria).

Synonyms

  • assay
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