homocysteinase etymology

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

Detailed word origin of homocysteinase

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ase English (eng) Used to form the names of enzymes.
homocysteine English (eng) (amino acid) An amino acid which is monitored in the blood to estimate risk of cardiovascular disease.
homocysteinase English (eng) (enzyme) Any enzyme that catalyzes the breakdown of homocysteine.

Words with the same origin as homocysteinase

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