Definition of thermostable in English:

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Pronunciation: /θəːməʊˈsteɪb(ə)l/


chiefly Biochemistry
(Of a substance) not readily destroyed or deactivated by heat.
Example sentences
  • 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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