L-asparaginase
noun Date: 1962 an enzyme that breaks down the physiologically commoner form of asparagine, is obtained especially from bacteria, and is used especially to treat leukemia

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  • L-asparaginase — see entry alphabetized in the letter l L as·par·a·gi·nase el as par ə jə .nās, .nāz n an enzyme that breaks down the physiologically commoner form of asparagine, is obtained esp. from bacteria, and is used esp. to treat leukemia …   Medical dictionary

  • L-asparaginase — [el΄as par′ə ji nās΄, el΄as΄pər aj′inās΄; el΄as par′ə jināz΄, el΄as΄pər aj′ināz΄] n. 〚 L(EVOROTATORY) + ASPARAGIN(E) + ASE〛 an enzyme that destroys asparagine, a nonessential amino acid needed as a nutrient by rapidly growing cells: used in… …   Universalium

  • L-asparaginase — [el΄as par′ə ji nās΄, el΄as΄pər aj′inās΄; el΄as par′ə jināz΄, el΄as΄pər aj′ināz΄] n. [ L(EVOROTATORY) + ASPARAGIN(E) + ASE] an enzyme that destroys asparagine, a nonessential amino acid needed as a nutrient by rapidly growing cells: used in… …   English World dictionary

  • L-Asparaginase — Dieser Artikel oder Abschnitt bedarf einer Überarbeitung. Näheres ist auf der Diskussionsseite angegeben. Hilf mit, ihn zu verbessern, und entferne anschließend diese Markierung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • l-asparaginase — l as·par·a·gi·nase …   English syllables

  • l-asparaginase — ¦elaˈsparəjə̇ˌnās, āz noun ( s) Usage: usually capitalized L Etymology: Latin (levorotatory) + asparagine + ase : an enzyme that breaks down the physiologically commoner form of asparagine, is obtained especially from bacteria, and is used… …   Useful english dictionary

  • N4-(β-N-acetylglucosaminyl)-L-asparaginase — N4 (β N ac·e·tyl·glu·co·sa·min·yl) L as·par·a·gin·ase (as″ə təl ) (as″ə tēl″gloo kōs″ə minґəl as parґə jin″ās) [EC 3.5.1.26] official nomenclature for… …   Medical dictionary

  • L-ASP — L asparaginase …   Medical dictionary

  • L-ASP — • L asparaginase …   Dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations

  • Asparaginase — (Homo sapiens) Masse/Länge Primärstruktur 309 Aminosäuren …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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