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zymase

Saltos de línea: zym¦ase
Pronunciación: /ˈzʌɪmeɪz
 
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Definición de zymase en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun] Biochemistry
A mixture of enzymes obtained from yeast which catalyse the breakdown of sugars in alcoholic fermentation.
Example sentences
  • When alcohol is produced for human consumption, zymase - provided by yeast - is used as the catalyst.
  • Even now the question remains open whether zymase can be added directly to the established list of enzymes.
  • The reaction is then carried out in presence of yeast, which contain two enzymes maltose and zymase.

Origen

late 19th century: from French, from Greek zumē 'leaven'.

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