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U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Enzymes

    Biological molecules that possess catalytic activity. They may occur naturally or be synthetically created. Enzymes are usually proteins, however CATALYTIC RNA and CATALYTIC DNA molecules have also been identified.

Editors Contribution

  1. enzymes

    Plural form of enzyme.

    The body processes a number enzymes every day in a variety of different bodily functions e.g. hormone release..


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of enzymes in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of enzymes in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Korneel Rabaey:

    We can look for new enzymes which could be used to degrade tough biomass.

  2. Jerome Lettvin:

    Enzymes are things invented by biologists that explain things which otherwise require harder thinking.

  3. Benny Loft:

    It's mainly due to the development in the United States, where we see strong competition between detergent makers, and that consumers are buying cheaper detergents with a lower level of enzymes.

  4. The Byers:

    The struggle with Sanfilippo is there’s a lot of the cell waste from the disorder in the brain, and the problem with treating it in the past is they can’t get the enzymes past the blood brain barrier. We’re waiting to see if this trial has figured it out.

  5. Andreas Essig:

    Copsin is an exceptionally stable protein, so you can for example boil it at 100 degrees, you can put it in strong acid for hours, you can also treat it with very aggressive enzymes and it remains completely active. This feature allows us, for example, also to go into applications in food industry, food preservation, productions where strong acids in high temperatures are very common.

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