desulfurase

[ dē-sŭlfə-rās′, -rāz′ ]

n.

An enzyme that catalyzes the removal of sulfur, usually as hydrogen sulfide, from organic compounds.desulfhydrase

Nearby words

  1. destructivity,
  2. destructo,
  3. destructor,
  4. desuetude,
  5. desulfur,
  6. desulfurate,
  7. desulfurize,
  8. desulphurize,
  9. desultory,
  10. det


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