(Of a substance) not readily destroyed or deactivated by heat.
- There are even more indications that it is a thermostable protein.
- These are extremely interesting from the biotechnological point of view, and thermostable enzymes from bacillus species are particularly important in the production of corn syrups and dextrose.
- The altered allele produces an enzyme that is less thermostable and has 60% lower activity than the common allele.
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