keratanase etymology

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

Detailed word origin of keratanase

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ase English (eng) Used to form the names of enzymes.
keratan English (eng) (carbohydrate) A glycosaminoglycan whose sulfated form is found in the cornea, cartilage, and bone.
keratanase English (eng) (enzyme) Any enzyme that catalyses the hydrolysis of a keratan sulfate.

Words with the same origin as keratanase

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