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A synthetic macromolecule having enzymatic activity.
Synonym(s): enzyme analogue
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Taking another tack, researchers at SynZyme in Irvine, Calif., are trying to add more functions of whole red blood cells to hemoglobin products.
Cyclodextrins are donut-shaped heptahexose molecules that can also act as P-F hydrolyzing "synzymes" (2, 3); but their rates are much lower than those of the OPAAs.