ascorbase

[ ə-skôrbās ]

n.

A copper-containing enzyme that catalyzes the oxidation of ascorbic acid.

Nearby words

  1. ascomycete,
  2. ascomycetes,
  3. ascomycetous,
  4. ascon,
  5. asconoid,
  6. ascorbate,
  7. ascorbic,
  8. ascorbic acid,
  9. ascospore,
  10. ascot


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