noun. an enzyme that catalyzes the conversion of a proenzyme to an active enzyme.
Example sentences of the word kinase
1. Noun, singular or mass
The data showed that players given fish oil had lower levels of muscle soreness and creatine kinase than those in the other two groups.
2. Proper noun, singular
Creatine kinase actually causes membrane damage in the muscle, so decreasing its presence protects muscles from inflammation and pain.