epimerase

[ ĭ-pĭmə-rās′, -rāz′ ]

n.

Any of a class of enzymes that catalyze changes to epimers.

Nearby words

  1. epimandibular,
  2. epimedium,
  3. epimenorrhagia,
  4. epimenorrhea,
  5. epimer,
  6. epimere,
  7. epimerism,
  8. epimerize,
  9. epimorphism,
  10. epimorphosis


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