Medical Definition of Carotenase

1. An enzyme catalyzing the reaction of beta-carotene plus O2 producing two retinals. Synonym: beta-carotene cleavage enzyme, carotenase, carotinase. (05 Mar 2000)



Lexicographical Neighbors of Carotenase

carom billiards
caromed
caromel
caromels
caroming
caroms
caron
carons
carosse
carosses
caroteel
caroteels
carotenaemia
carotenal
carotenals
carotenase (current term)
carotene
carotene oxidase
carotenemia
carotenes
carotenoderma
carotenogenesis
carotenogenic
carotenoic acid
carotenoid
carotenoids
carotenoprotein
carotenosis cutis
carotic
caroticoclinoid ligament

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