histidase his·ti·dase (hĭs’tĭ-dās’, -dāz’)
See histidine ammonia-lyase.
histidinase his·ti·di·nase (hĭs’tĭ-də-nās’, -nāz’) n. See histidine ammonia-lyase.
[his-ti-deen, -din] /ˈhɪs tɪˌdin, -dɪn/ noun, Biochemistry. 1. an essential amino acid, C 3 H 3 N 2 CH 2 CH(NH 2)COOH, that is a constituent of proteins and is important as the iron-binding site in hemoglobin. Symbol: H. Abbreviation: His; /ˈhɪstɪˌdiːn; -dɪn/ noun 1. a nonessential amino acid that occurs in most proteins: a […]
- Histidine ammonia-lyase
histidine ammonia-lyase n. An enzyme that catalyzes the deamination of histidine to urocanate. Also called histidase, histidinase.
- Histidine decarboxylase
histidine decarboxylase n. An enzyme that catalyzes the decarboxylation of histidine to histamine.