alpha-fucosidase

[ăl′fə-fyōō-kōsĭ-dās′, -dāz′]

n.

An enzyme that catalyzes the metabolism of fucose and fucose-containing compounds.

Nearby words

  1. alpha-amino acid,
  2. alpha-aminosuccinic acid,
  3. alpha-beta brass,
  4. alpha-blocker,
  5. alpha-fetoprotein,
  6. alpha-hemolytic streptococci,
  7. alpha-hydroxy acid,
  8. alpha-interferon,
  9. alpha-ketoglutaric acid,
  10. alpha-linolenic acid


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