esterase


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es·ter·ase

 (ĕs′tə-rās′, -rāz′)
n.
Any of various enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of an ester.

esterase

(ˈɛstəˌreɪs; -ˌreɪz)
n
(Biochemistry) any of a group of enzymes that hydrolyse esters into alcohols and acids

es•ter•ase

(ˈɛs təˌreɪs, -ˌreɪz)

n.
any enzyme that hydrolyzes an ester into an alcohol and an acid.
[1915–20]
Translations
estérase
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