Definition of urease in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈyo͝orēāz/


A naturally occurring enzyme that hydrolyzes urea into ammonium carbonate.
Example sentences
  • This hydrolysis of urea is facilitated by the universal and abundant enzyme, urease.
  • They reduce the excessive amounts of calcium, uric acid or the enzyme urease, typically found in the urinary tracts of people with kidney stones.
  • It creates a unique micro environment by secreting an enzyme called urease which creates a local environment of alkaline or not acid so that it can withstand acid.

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Syllabification: u·re·ase

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