dinitrogenase etymology

English word dinitrogenase comes from English nitrogen, English -ase (Used to form the names of enzymes.), English di-

Detailed word origin of dinitrogenase

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
nitrogen English (eng) (countable) A specific nitrogen within a chemical formula, or a specific isotope of nitrogen. (uncountable) Molecular nitrogen (N2), a colorless, odorless gas at room temperature.. (uncountable) A chemical element (symbol N) with an atomic number of 7 and atomic weight of 14.0067.
-ase English (eng) Used to form the names of enzymes.
di- English (eng) (uncommon) Alternative form of dis-. Two, twice, or double A form of dia- before a vowel.
dinitrogenase English (eng) (enzyme) Either of two enzymes which, together with ATP, catalyze the reduction of molecular nitrogen into ammonia.

Words with the same origin as dinitrogenase

Descendants of nitrogen
N- N-tert-butyl- nitrian nitrilotriacetic
Descendants of -ase
agarase aldoketomutase allantoinase amidohydrolase aminomutase aspartase cellulase chitosanase chloroperoxidase dihydrolase elongase flippase galactanase ginsenosidase hexosaminidase homocysteinase keratanase myrosinase permease protease pseudoprotease tannase telomerase uricase
Descendants of di-
benzodiazepine diallylic diaryl diasterane diazepam dicadmium dichromic acid didendron diepoxy diester diethyl difunctional digirth dilithium dimethyl dimorph diniobium diode dioxide dipetalous dipyridine discandium dizygous morphine diglucuronide radon difluoride