Origin of ectoenzyme
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- any of a group of enzymes secreted from the cells in which they are produced into the surrounding medium; extracellular enzymeAlso called: exoenzyme
- An enzyme situated on the outer surface of a cell's membrane so that its active site is available to the exterior environment of the cell.
- Extracellular enzyme.
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