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Definition of "anhydrase" [anhydrase]

  • An enzyme that catalyzes the removal of water from a material. (noun)

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Use "anhydrase" in a sentence
  • "A ribbon diagram of carbonic anhydrase, which isolates carbon dioxide in the lungs for exhalation."
  • "The researchers added carbonic anhydrase genes to plants that do not react to higher levels of carbon dioxide."
  • "Most microalgae are probably not limited by CO2 because they contain the enzyme carbonic acid anhydrase, which can furnish CO2 from bicarbonate [8]."