Enzyme that is secreted from a cell or located on the outer surface of the plasma membrane and therefore able to act on extracellular substrates.
(ek″to-en´zīm) an extracellular enzyme.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001
<enzyme> An enzyme that is secreted to the outside of the cell and acts extracellularly (between cells, outside of all cells). ... Compare: endoenzyme. ... (09 Oct 1997) ... Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
Type: Term Pronunciation: ek′tō-en′zīm Definitions: 1. An enzyme that is excreted externally and that acts outside the organism. 2. An enzyme that is attached to the external surface of the plasma membrane of a cell.Found on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=27816
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