allantoinase etymology

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

Detailed word origin of allantoinase

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
allantoin English (eng) (biochemistry) A diureide of glyoxylic acid, used in various pharmaceutical and cosmetic products; or a derivative of this compound.
-ase English (eng) Used to form the names of enzymes.
allantoinase English (eng) (enzyme) An enzyme that produces allantoate as part of purine metabolism.

Words with the same origin as allantoinase

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