amidohydrolase

[ ăm′ĭ-dō-hīdrə-lās′, -lāz′, ə-mē′- ]

n.

An enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of the C-N bond in an amide.deamidase deamidizing enzyme

Nearby words

  1. amidin,
  2. amidine,
  3. amidinohydrazone,
  4. amido-,
  5. amidogen,
  6. amidol,
  7. amidships,
  8. amidst,
  9. amie,
  10. amiee


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