translocase etymology

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

Detailed word origin of translocase

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ase English (eng) Used to form the names of enzymes.
translocate English (eng) (biochemistry, transitive) To cause to undergo translocation, usually a transition through a membrane.. (genetics, transitive, of a chromosomal segment) To cause to undergo translocation.. (transitive) To displace, or move from one place to another.
translocase English (eng) (biochemistry) An enzyme that assists in moving another molecule, usually across a membrane.

Words with the same origin as translocase

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