carbonic anhydrase

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carbonic anhydrase

n
(Biochemistry) an enzyme in blood cells that catalyses the decomposition of carbonic acid into carbon dioxide and water, facilitating the transport of carbon dioxide from the tissues to the lungs
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Keywords: Carbonic anhydrase I, carbonic anhydrase II, diabetes mellitus, diabetic retinopathy
Clinical utility of red blood cell carbonic anhydrase I and zinc concentrations in patients with thyroid diseases.
Antibodies to mammalian carbonic anhydrase I and II failed to recognize stingray carbonic anhydrase, which has significant structural and kinetic differences from forms found in higher vertebrates (Maynard and Coleman, 1971; Maren, 1980b).
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