coagulase
noun Date: 1914 any of several enzymes that cause coagulation (as of blood)

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  • coagulase — ● coagulase nom féminin Toute enzyme pouvant coaguler le fibrinogène. coagulase [kɔagylaz] n. f. ÉTYM. 1906, Nouveau Larousse Illustré, Suppl.; de coaguler, et ase. ❖ ♦ Didact. (chim., biol.). Diastase coagulante. 0 (…) à son niveau (du furoncle) …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • coagulase — [kō ag′yo͞olās΄, kō ag′yəlās΄] n. 〚 COAGULATE + ASE〛 an enzyme produced by certain bacteria, which causes coagulation of blood plasma * * * co·ag·u·lase (kō ăgʹyə lās , lāz ) n. Any of various enzymes, such as rennin or thrombin, that induce… …   Universalium

  • coagulase — [kō ag′yo͞olās΄, kō ag′yəlās΄] n. [ COAGULATE + ASE] an enzyme produced by certain bacteria, which causes coagulation of blood plasma …   English World dictionary

  • Coagulase — G X50 000 (MET technique par cryofracture) G X50 000 (MET technique cryofracture) S. aureus forms a fibrin capsule that protects it from the immune system of a cow Coagulase is a protein produced by several microorganisms that enables the… …   Wikipedia

  • Coagulase — G X50 000 (MET technique par cryofracture). S.aureus formant une capsule de fibrine qui le protège du système immunitaire d une vache. La coagulase ou staphylocoagulase est une enzyme capable de …   Wikipédia en Français

  • coagulase — co·ag·u·lase kō ag yə .lās, .lāz n any of several enzymes that cause coagulation (as of blood) * * * n. an enzyme, formed by disease producing varieties of certain bacteria of the genus Staphylococcus, that causes blood plasma to coagulate.… …   Medical dictionary

  • coagulase — n. an enzyme, formed by disease producing varieties of certain bacteria of the genus Staphylococcus, that causes blood plasma to coagulate. Staphylococci that are positive when tested for coagulase production are classified as belonging to the… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • coagulase — (ko ag u las) An enzyme that induces blood clotting; it is characteristically produced by pathogenic staphylococci …   Dictionary of microbiology

  • coagulase — noun a) Any enzyme that induces coagulation b) Specifically, the enzyme produced by various Staphylococcus species that converts fibrinogen to fibrin …   Wiktionary

  • coagulase — n. enzyme which causes the blood to clot …   English contemporary dictionary

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