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cyclase

[ sahy-kleys, -kleyz ]
/ ˈsaɪ kleɪs, -kleɪz /
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noun Biochemistry.
an enzyme, as adenyl cyclase, that catalyzes the formation of a cyclic compound.
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Origin of cyclase

First recorded in 1940–45; cycl(ic) + -ase
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