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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Something produced in plant and animal cells that causes a chemical change in other substances.

Usage examples (36)
  • Enzymes in the stomach are responsible for digesting food properly.
  • I think residual bromelain enzyme from the piña breaks down the gluten in the wheat flour.
  • Changes in enzyme sequence can alter catalytic specificity.
  • Much is made of the fact that RNA comes in enzyme varieties. for more
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