[ ey-tee-pee-eys, -eyz ]
/ ˈeɪˈtiˈpi eɪs, -eɪz /
adenosine triphosphatase: any of several enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of ATP to ADP and phosphate.
Origin of ATPase
First recorded in 1945–50; ATP + -ase
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British Dictionary definitions for atpase
/ (ˌeɪtiːˈpiːˌeɪz) /
adenosine triphosphatase; an enzyme that converts ATP to ADP
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Medicine definitions for atpase
[ ā′tē-pē′ās, -āz ]
Adenosine triphosphatase; an enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of ATP.
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