Definition of isomerase in English:
An enzyme that catalyzes the conversion of a specified compound to an isomer.
- Sucrose isomerase catalyses the reversible conversion of sucrose into palatinose, which is not further metabolizable by plant cells.
- In nature, the function is performed by the enzyme triose phosphate isomerase.
- Ordinary corn syrup is treated with the enzyme glucose isomerase which converts glucose to fructose.
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