acetylhydrolase etymology

English word acetylhydrolase comes from English hydrolase, English acetyl

Detailed word origin of acetylhydrolase

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
hydrolase English (eng) (enzyme) An enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of a substrate.
acetyl English (eng) (organic chemistry) The univalent radical CH3CO- derived from acetic acid.
acetylhydrolase English (eng) (enzyme) Any enzyme that catalyses the hydrolytic removal of an acetyl group.

Words with the same origin as acetylhydrolase

Descendants of acetyl
ASA acetamidase acetamide dichloroacetamide fluoroacetamide iodoacetamide thioacetamide