ATPase

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ATP·ase

 (ā′tē-pē′ās, -āz)
n.
An enzyme that catalyzes the formation of ATP from ADP, inorganic phosphate, and energy, found in mitochondria and chloroplasts; adenosine triphosphatase. Also called ATP synthase.

ATPase

(ˌeɪtiːˈpiːˌeɪz)
n
1. (Biochemistry) adenosine triphosphatase; an enzyme that converts ATP to ADP

ATPase

(ˈeɪˈtiˈpi eɪs, -eɪz)

n.
adenosine triphosphatase: any of several enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of ATP to ADP and phosphate.
[1945–50]
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2]-terminal portion of the adenosinetriphosphatase (ATPase) subunit 6 gene has been identified as the animal equivalent of the recently discovered yeast H+-ATPase subunit 8 gene" [2].