the complex of enzymes obtained from yeast, also occurring in bacteria and other organisms, that acts in alcoholic fermentation and other forms of glycolysis.
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How to use zymase in a sentence
Such material is far more active than the zymase obtained originally by Buchner from the expressed juice of yeast-cells.
Those which produce carbon dioxide without the use of free “deamidizing” oxygen, such as zymase of yeast.Dietetics for Nurses | Fairfax T. Proudfit
zymase is the active alcoholic fermentation enzyme of yeasts.The Chemistry of Plant Life | Roscoe Wilfred Thatcher
The best known example of a coenzyme in plant tissues is in connection with the activity of the zymase of yeast cells.The Chemistry of Plant Life | Roscoe Wilfred Thatcher
Thus the yeast plant is supposed to bring about alcoholic fermentation by secreting the enzyme known as zymase.An Elementary Study of Chemistry | William McPherson
British Dictionary definitions for zymase
a mixture of enzymes that is obtained as an extract from yeast and causes fermentation in sugars
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