cyclase
noun Etymology: cycl- + -ase Date: 1946 an enzyme (as adenylate cyclase) that catalyzes cyclization of a compound

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  • Cyclase — A cyclase is an enzyme, almost always a lyase, that catalyzes a chemical reaction to form a cyclic compound. Important cyclase enzymes include: Adenylyl cyclase, which forms cyclic AMP from adenosine triphosphate Guanylyl cyclase, which forms… …   Wikipedia

  • cyclase — ˈsīˌklās, āz noun ( s) Etymology: cycl + ase : an enzyme (as adenylate cyclase) that catalyzes cyclization of a compound * * * /suy klays, klayz/, n. Biochem. an enzyme, as adenyl cyclase, that catalyzes the formation of a cyclic compound. [1940… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cyclase — /suy klays, klayz/, n. Biochem. an enzyme, as adenyl cyclase, that catalyzes the formation of a cyclic compound. [1940 45; CYCL(IC) + ASE] * * * …   Universalium

  • cyclase — Descriptive name applied to an enzyme that forms a cyclic compound; e.g., adenylate c.. * * * cy·clase sī .klās, .klāz n an enzyme (as adenyl cyclase) that catalyzes cyclization of a compound * * * cy·clase (siґklās) an enzyme that catalyzes …   Medical dictionary

  • Cyclase — Cy|c|la|se [↑ cyclo u. ↑ ase], die; , n: Cyclisation bewirkendes Enzym, z. B. Adenylat Cyclase …   Universal-Lexikon

  • cyclase — noun Any enzyme that catalyzes the cyclization of a compound …   Wiktionary

  • cyclase — cy·clase …   English syllables

  • Cyclase-associated protein family — CAP N terminal structure of the n terminal domain of the adenylyl cyclase associated protein (cap) from dictyostelium discoideum. Identifiers Symbol CAP N …   Wikipedia

  • Pituitary adenylate cyclase-activating peptide — Adenylate cyclase activating polypeptide 1 (pituitary) PDB rendering based on 2d2p …   Wikipedia

  • Pituitary adenylate cyclase activating peptide — Adenylate cyclase activating polypeptide 1 (pituitary), also known as ADCYAP1, is a human gene.cite web | title = Entrez Gene: ADCYAP1 adenylate cyclase activating polypeptide 1 (pituitary)| url = http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?Db=gene… …   Wikipedia

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