ATPase

[ ey-tee-pee-eys, -eyz ]
/ ˈeɪˈtiˈpi eɪs, -eɪz /

noun Biochemistry.

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

ATPase

/ (ˌeɪtiːˈpiːˌeɪz) /

noun

adenosine triphosphatase; an enzyme that converts ATP to ADP
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Medicine definitions for atpase

ATPase

[ ā′tē-pēās, -āz ]

n.

Adenosine triphosphatase; an enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of ATP.
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