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Definition of "synthase" []

  • Any enzyme that catalyzes the synthesis of a biological compound but, unlike synthetases, does not make use of ATP as a source of energy (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "synthase" in a sentence
  • "F1 part of the ATP synthase is determined by Walker and co-workers."
  • "Boyer proposed that ATP synthase is like a cylinder with alternating alpha and beta subunits."
  • "ATP synthase is found in chloroplast and mitochondrial membranes and in the cytoplasmic membrane of bacteria."