lecithinase


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lecithinase

 [les´ĭ-thin-ās″]
an enzyme that splits up lecithin; called also phospholipase.

phos·pho·lip·ase

(fos'fō-lip'ās),
An enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of a phospholipid.
Synonym(s): lecithinase

lecithinase

(lĕs′ə-thə-nās′, -nāz′)
n.
Any of several enzymes that hydrolyze lecithin.

lecithinase

A nonspecific term for any enzyme that hydrolyses lecithin and other phospholipids.

phos·pho·lip·ase

(fos'fō-lip'ās)
An enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of a phospholipid.
Synonym(s): lecithinase.

lecithinase

An enzyme that breaks down lecithin.

phos·pho·lip·ase

(fos'fō-lip'ās)
An enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of a phospholipid.
Synonym(s): lecithinase.

lecithinase

an enzyme that splits lecithin. Called also phospholipase.
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Tests for catalase, indole, lecithinase, lipase, and reverse Christie-Atkins-Munch-Peterson were negative.