Amidase



an enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of an acid amide.

amidase am·i·dase (ām’ĭ-dās’, -dāz’)
n.
An enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of monocarboxylic amides, thus freeing ammonia. Also called acylamidase, acylase.

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    a metallic derivative of ammonia in which the −NH 2 group is retained, as potassium amide, KNH 2 . an organic compound obtained by replacing the −OH group in acids by the −NH 2 group. an organic compound formed from ammonia by replacing a hydrogen atom by an acyl group. Historical Examples amide Powder: ammonium […]



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