Definition of Fumarase

1. Noun. An enzyme that in the Krebs cycle acts as a catalyst for the reaction of water and fumarate to form L-malate. ¹



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Definition of Fumarase

1. an enzyme [n -S] - See also: enzyme

Medical Definition of Fumarase

1. An enzyme that serves an important role in the Krebs cycle phase of sugar metabolism by catalysing the conversion of fumarate to malate. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fumarase

fulvenes
fulvenyl
fulvenyls
fulvic
fulvic acid
fulvid
fulvous
fum
fumacious
fumado
fumadoes
fumados
fumage
fumages
fumagillin
fumarase (current term)
fumarases
fumarate
fumarate hydratase
fumarate reductase
fumarates
fumaric
fumaric acid
fumaric acidemia
fumaric aminase
fumaric hydrogenase
fumarine
fumarole
fumaroles
fumarolic

Literary usage of Fumarase

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1. Arsenic by Assembly Of Life Sciences, National Academies Press, Assembly of Life Sciences (U.S.), National Academy of Sciences (U.S.) (1977)
"Figure 5-1 shows the relative effects of arsenite and arsenate on the activation of the enzyme fumarase. Fumaric acid is a constituent of all plants and is ..."

2. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1903)
"galactosidase, lactoperoxidase, bovine serum albumin (fraction V), catalase, glutamate dehydrogenase, fumarase, ..."

3. Biotechnology: Plant Nutrition: A Bibliography, January 1988-April 1993 by Janet Saunders (1994)
"It mapped to a locus on a different part of chromosome 2 by linkage to the gene for fumarase. The data demonstrate that sym genes are not necessarily ..."

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