Hydrolase



[hahy-druh-leys, -leyz] /ˈhaɪ drəˌleɪs, -ˌleɪz/

noun, Biochemistry.
1.
an enzyme that catalyzes hydrolysis.
/ˈhaɪdrəˌleɪz/
noun
1.
an enzyme, such as an esterase, that controls hydrolysis

hydrolase hy·dro·lase (hī’drə-lās’, -lāz’)
n.
An enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of a substrate through the addition of water.

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