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Origin of enzyme
Example sentences from the Web for enzyme
Even the brief time spent chewing exposes foods to enzymes that begin to break it down.‘Rectal Feeding’ Has Nothing to Do with Nutrition, Everything to Do with Torture|Russell Saunders|December 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Supporters of raw milk claim it provides good bacteria and enzymes.The Raw Milk Movement Is Gaining Traction, but the Dangers Far Outweigh Benefits|Russell Saunders|April 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Digestech—We have different enzymes to help us digest fats, carbs, and protein.These Are The 15 Supplements to Keep In Your Medicine Cabinet|Ari Meisel|December 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The stalks are then laid out to dry for a few days while the enzymes within the cane convert starches to sugar.
The enzymes in the fluids secreted by the latter change the foods from a solid form (usually insoluble) to that of a fluid.
Enzymes are very sensitive to changes in temperature and to the degree of acidity or alkalinity of the material in which they act.
Certain substances, called enzymes, formed by glands cause the digestion of food.
It also contains two very important enzymes, one called pepsin, and another less important one called rennin.
Emulsine, or Synaptase, originally the name given to the mixture of enzymes in bitter and sweet almonds.The New Gresham Encyclopedia|Various
British Dictionary definitions for enzyme
Derived forms of enzymeenzymatic (ˌɛnzaɪˈmætɪk, -zɪ-) or enzymic (ɛnˈzaɪmɪk, -ˈzɪm-), adjective
Word Origin for enzyme
Medical definitions for enzyme
Other words from enzymeen′zy•mat′ic (-zə-măt′ĭk) null adj.
Scientific definitions for enzyme
Cultural definitions for enzyme
A protein molecule that helps other organic molecules (see also organic molecule) enter into chemical reactions with one another but is itself unaffected by these reactions. In other words, enzymes act as catalysts for organic biochemical reactions.