arginase
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1904 a crystalline enzyme that converts naturally occurring arginine into ornithine and urea

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  • arginase — [är′jə nās΄] n. [< ARGININE + ASE] an animal enzyme, found esp. in the liver of mammals, important in the hydrolysis of arginine to form urea and ornithine …   English World dictionary

  • Arginase — Liver arginase ArginasePDB 1CEV. Identifiers Symbol ARG1 …   Wikipedia

  • arginase — An enzyme of the liver that catalyzes the hydrolysis of l arginine to l ornithine and urea; a key enzyme of the urea cycle. A deficiency of a. leads to arginemia. SYN: canavanase. * * * ar·gi·nase är jə .nās, .nāz n a crystal …   Medical dictionary

  • arginase — /ahr jeuh nays , nayz /, n. Biochem. a liver enzyme that converts arginine to urea. [1900 05; < G Arginase; see ARGININE, ASE] * * * …   Universalium

  • Arginase — Ar|gi|na|se [↑ Arginin u. ↑ ase], die; , n: in der Leber von Säugetieren Arginin in ↑ Ornithin u. Harnstoff spaltende Hydrolase. * * * Arginase   die, / n, Enzym der Leber, eine Hydrolase; spaltet das Arginin in …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Arginase — Argina̱se [zu ↑Arginin] w; , n: Stoffwechselenzym, das ↑Arginin in Harnstoff und ↑Ornithin spaltet …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • Arginase — Ar|gi|na|se die; , n Kurzw. aus ↑Arginin u. ↑...ase> wichtiges Stoffwechselenzym …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • arginase — ar·gi·nase …   English syllables

  • arginase — ar•gi•nase [[t]ˈɑr dʒəˌneɪs, ˌneɪz[/t]] n. biochem. a liver enzyme that converts arginine to urea • Etymology: 1900–05; < G; see arginine, ase …   From formal English to slang

  • arginase — ˈärjə̇ˌnās noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary arginine + ase : a crystalline enzyme obtained especially from liver that converts naturally occurring arginine into ornithine and urea …   Useful english dictionary

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