intracellular enzyme


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in·tra·cel·lu·lar en·zyme

an enzyme that performs its functions within the cell that produces it; most enzymes are intracellular enzymes.
Synonym(s): endoenzyme (1)

intracellular enzyme

An enzyme that acts within the cell that produces it.
See also: enzyme
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