Synthase

In biochemistry, a synthase is an enzyme that catalyses a synthesis process. Following the EC number classification, they belong to the group of lyases, with ligases catalysing the reverse reaction. Note that, originally, biochemical nomenclature distinguished synthetases and synthases. Under the original definition, synthases do not use energy fr...
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synthase

(sin┬┤thās) any enzyme, especially a lyase, which catalyzes a synthesis that does not involve the breakdown of a pyrophosphate bond, as opposed to ligase.
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synthase

Trivial name used in Enzyme Commission Report for a lyase reaction going in the reverse direction (NTP-independent). For individual synthase's, see the specific names. ... See: synthetase. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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synthase

Type: Term Pronunciation: sin′thās Definitions: 1. Trivial name used in the Enzyme Commission Report for a lyase reaction going in the reverse direction (NTP-independent). For individual synthases, see the specific names.
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