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an enzyme that catalyzes the decomposition of urea to ammonia and carbon dioxide.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
An enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of urea to carbon dioxide and ammonia; used as an antitumor enzyme; it is present in intestinal bacteria and accounts for most of the ammonia generated from urea in mammals.
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urease(yo͝or′ē-ās′, -āz′) also
An enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of urea to form ammonium carbonate.
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ureaseAn enzyme that breaks down urea to ammonia and carbon dioxide.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
ureasean enzyme that catalyses the hydrolysis of UREA into carbon dioxide and ammonia.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
An enzyme used as an antitumor agent; it is present in intestinal bacteria.
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