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 (ăn′tē-ĕn′zīm′, ăn′tī-)
A substance that neutralizes or counteracts the actions of an enzyme.
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Morelli, "Free radicals scavenging action and antienzyme activities of procyanidines from Vitis vinifera.
Although macroenzymes have been reported to be associated with autoimmune disorders, including rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, ankylosing spondylitis, cryoglobulinemia, and inflammatory bowel disease, there is no convincing evidence of antienzyme antibodies causing disease (5-8), although some antienzyme antibodies (such as antithyroid peroxidase and anti-LKM1) are considered markers of autoimmune diseases.
(37) Autoantibodies to some assay reagent components (e.g., antiavidin or antienzyme) may yield incorrect results for reagents using avidin or those enzymes.