cyclase

[ sahy-kleys, -kleyz ]
/ ˈsaɪ kleɪs, -kleɪz /

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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Medical definitions for cyclase

cyclase
[ sīklās′, -klāz′ ]

n.

An enzyme that acts as a catalyst in the cyclization of a compound.
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