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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Anti-oxidative response of carbonic anhydrase III in skeletal muscle.
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aldolase, aspartate transaminase, type 1 and type 5 lactate dehydrogenase isoenzymes, carbonic anhydrase III, myoglobin, troponin I, troponin T, and glutamate pyruvate transaminases).
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