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  1. asparaginase, Elspar(noun)

    antineoplastic drug (trade name Elspar) sometimes used to treat lymphoblastic leukemia

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  1. asparaginase(Noun)

    An enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of asparagine to aspartic acid, used in chemotherapy.

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  1. Asparaginase

    Asparaginase is an enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of asparagine to aspartic acid. Asparaginases are naturally occurring enzymes expressed and produced by microorganisms. Colaspase is also known as L-asparaginase.

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  1. Asparaginase

    A hydrolase enzyme that converts L-asparagine and water to L-aspartate and NH3. EC 3.5.1.1.

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