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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2] Solutions has built an extensive patent portfolio covering the use of carbonic anhydrase, or analogues thereof, for the efficient post-combustion capture of carbon dioxide with lowenergy aqueous solvents.
Acetazolamide is an enzyme inhibitor that acts on carbonic anhydrase specifically and catalyzes the reversible reaction of hydration of carbon dioxide and dehydration of carbonic acid.
As the second step, the reversed-phase retention times of insulin, aprotinin, cytochrome c, ribonuclease, a-lactalbumin, lysozyme, myoglobin, [beta]-lactoglobulin, elastase, carbonic anhydrase, peroxidase, albumin, enolase, and L-glutamic dehydrogenase were determined using the two linear gradients method (with different gradient times).
Blood tests showed that the lowzinc diet lowered the men's stores of the mineral, and diminished the activity of the carbonic anhydrase enzymes in their red blood cells.
Effects of glucocorticoid treatment of the carbonic anhydrase activity of brain tissue in the early postnatal age in the rat.
Figure 19: The US Carbonic Anhydrase Market Sales and Annual Prescriptions, 2012-2020F
Carbonic anhydrase inhibitors reduce IOP by decreasing aqueous production.
Systemic aqueous suppressants: carbonic anhydrase inhibitors, e.
For example, a panel might include carbonic anhydrase 9 for clear cell RCC, (30) [alpha]-methylacyl-CoA racemase for papillary RCC, (47) cytokeratin 7 for papillary RCC and chromophobe RCC, (30,39-50) and c-Kit for chromophobe RCC and oncocytoma.
2] Solutions has devised a new use for the natural enzyme carbonic anhydrase, employing it to capture and sequester carbon dioxide--an effective way to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions until more renewable sources of energy are found.
She took acetazolamide, a carbonic anhydrase inhibitor, as prophylaxis against acute mountain sickness.