mutase


mutase
n. class of enzymes that catalyze intramolecular rearrangements (Chemistry)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Mutase — A mutase is an enzyme that catalyzes the shifting of a functional group from one position to another within the same molecule. Examples of this are bisphosphoglycerate mutase, which appears in red blood cells and phosphoglycerate mutase, which… …   Wikipedia

  • Mutase — Mutasen Enzymklassifikation EC, Kategorie …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • mutase — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary mut (from Latin mutare) + ase Date: 1938 any of various enzymes that catalyze molecular rearrangements and especially those involving the transfer of phosphate from one hydroxyl group to another …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • mutase — mu·tase (myo͞oʹtās, tāz) n. An enzyme that catalyzes the shifting of a chemical group from one position to another within the same molecule.   [Latin mūtāre, to change, move; see mutate + ase.] * * * …   Universalium

  • mutase — noun An enzyme that catalyzes the shifting of a functional group from one position to another within the same molecule …   Wiktionary

  • mutase — Any enzyme that catalyzes the apparent migration of groups within one molecule, e.g., phosphoglycerate phosphomutase; sometimes the transfer is from one molecule to another, e.g., phosphoglucomutase, phosphoglyceromutase (both… …   Medical dictionary

  • Mutase — Mu|ta|se [lat. mutare = vertauschen, wechseln, verändern, versetzen; ↑ ase], die; , n: Gruppenbez. für als intramolekulare Transferasen wirkende Isomerasen …   Universal-Lexikon

  • mutase — mu·tase …   English syllables

  • mutase — ˈmyüˌtās, āz noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary mut (from Latin mutare to change) + ase 1. : an enzyme regarded as able to catalyze a dismut …   Useful english dictionary

  • Methylmalonyl-CoA mutase — Rendering based on PDB 2XIJ …   Wikipedia


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