agarase etymology

English word agarase comes from English agar, English -ase (Used to form the names of enzymes.)

Detailed word origin of agarase

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
agar English (eng) A culture medium based on this material.. A gelatinous material obtained from the marine algae, used as a bacterial culture medium, in electrophoresis and as a food additive.
-ase English (eng) Used to form the names of enzymes.
agarase English (eng) (enzyme) An enzyme found in agarolytic bacteria, allowing them to use agar as their primary source of carbon.

Words with the same origin as agarase

Descendants of -ase
aldoketomutase allantoinase amidohydrolase aminomutase aspartase cellulase chitosanase chloroperoxidase dihydrolase dinitrogenase elongase flippase galactanase ginsenosidase hexosaminidase homocysteinase keratanase myrosinase permease protease pseudoprotease tannase telomerase uricase