Definition of lecithinase in English:

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lecithinase

Pronunciation: /ˈlɛsɪθɪˌneɪz/

noun

Biochemistry
Another term for phospholipase.
Example sentences
  • C. celatum differs from C. paraperfringens by the absence of lecithinase activity and by the production of acid from starch.
  • Although lecithinase activity has been investigated in a variety of plants 1-6, the occurrence of lecithinases in chloroplasts has not been reported before.

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