zymase

Definitions:

  • The enzyme complex in yeasts that catalyzes the breakdown of sugar into alcohol and carbon dioxide.
  • Same as <internalXref urlencoded="enzym">enzym</internalXref>.
  • A soluble ferment, or enzyme. See <xref urlencoded="enzyme">enzyme</xref>.
  • Any of a group of <xref>enzymes</xref> that <xref>catalyzes</xref> the <xref>fermentation</xref> of simple <xref>carbohydrates</xref> to <xref>ethanol</xref> and <xref>carbon dioxide</xref>.
  • a complex of enzymes that cause glycolysis; originally found in yeast but also present in higher organisms
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