[ al-duh-leys, -leyz ]
/ ˈæl dəˌleɪs, -ˌleɪz /
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any of a group of enzymes catalyzing reversible aldol condensations.
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Medical definitions for aldolase
[ ăl′də-lās′, lāz′ ]
An enzyme present in certain living tissues, including skeletal and heart muscle tissues, that catalyzes the breakdown of a fructose ester into triose sugars.
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