hexosaminidase etymology

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

Detailed word origin of hexosaminidase

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ase English (eng) Used to form the names of enzymes.
hexosaminide English (eng)
hexosaminidase English (eng) (enzyme) Any enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of terminal hexosamine residues in hexosaminides.

Words with the same origin as hexosaminidase

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