fumarase


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fumarase

 [fu´mah-rās]
an enzyme that catalyzes the interconversion of fumarate and malate.

fu·ma·rate hy·dra·tase

(fū'mă-rāt hī'dră-tās), [MIM*136850]
An enzyme catalyzing the reversible interconversion of fumarate and water to malate, a reaction of importance in the tricarboxylic acid cycle. A deficiency will lead to mental retardation.
Synonym(s): fumarase

fumarase

/fu·ma·rase/ (fu´mah-rās) an enzyme that catalyzes the interconversion of fumarate and malate.

fumarase

an enzyme that catalyzes the interconversion of fumarate and malate.
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Proceeds from the fun day will be used to assist other families who have children with fumarase deficiency or other serious diseases.
Fumarase activity was unchanged in rats exposed to CAPs compared with their filtered air controls.
Lung Activity Filtered air CAPs Cu/ZnSOD (U/mg protein) 38 [+ or -] 7 38 [+ or -] 10 MnSOD (U/mg protein) 6 [+ or -] 3 10 [+ or -] 2 * Catalase (mU/mg protein) 43 [+ or -] 4 55 [+ or -] 5 * Fumarase (U/mg protein) 0.
The 7-year-old, described by her mother as "the happiest little girl that you would ever meet," was diagnosed at age 2 with fumarase deficiency.
Taylor, said the last time she checked with her daughter's doctor she was told there are fewer than 100 cases of fumarase deficiency worldwide.
Incubation 6 measures the TCA cycle activity except for SDH and fumarase.
14]C]malate oxidation rates are independent of SDH and fumarase (Fig.