aspartase etymology

English word aspartase comes from English -ase (Used to form the names of enzymes.), English aspartate ((organic compound) Any salt or ester of aspartic acid.)

Detailed word origin of aspartase

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ase English (eng) Used to form the names of enzymes.
aspartate English (eng) (organic compound) Any salt or ester of aspartic acid.
aspartase English (eng) (enzyme) Any enzyme that catalyses the deamination of aspartic acid to fumaric acid and ammonia.

Words with the same origin as aspartase

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