neuraminidase

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neu·ra·min·i·dase

 (no͝or′ə-mĭn′ĭ-dās′, -dāz′, nyo͝or′-)
n.
A hydrolytic enzyme that removes sialic acid from glycoproteins and is found in many cells and viruses. It occurs on the surface of influenza viruses and enables the release of newly replicated viruses from infected cells.

[neuramin(ic acid) (neur(o)- + amin(e)) + -id(e) + -ase.]

neuraminidase

(ˌnjʊərəˈmɪnɪdeɪz)
n
(Biochemistry) any of various enzymes, found esp in viruses, that catalyse the breakdown of glucosides containing neuraminic acid, an amino sugar
[C20: from neuramin(ic acid) (from neuro- + amine + -ic) + -ide + -ase]
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Amino acid substitutions were found in the HA (HA1 domain: G7, K142, S162; HA2 domain: T77, Q139, M149, E150, N160), neuraminadase (NA) protein (P45, K74, N150, M349, L354), NS 1 (M112), PB1 (K211, D738), PB2 (K368, S661, T722), and PA (V44, R99, 142) proteins.
Detachment of endothelium and epithelium from the glomerular basement membrane produced by kidney perfusion with neuraminadase.