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Definition of "convertase" [convertase]

  • Any of several enzymes that convert a compound into smaller, biologically-active compounds (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "convertase" in a sentence
  • "The activating enzymes in endorphin synthesis are members of a class called endorphin convertase."
  • "The activating enzymes are members of a class called enkephalin convertase."
  • "The activating enzyme is a member of a class called dynorphin convertase."
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