zymogenesis


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zy·mo·gen·e·sis

(zī'mō-jen'ĕ-sis),
Transformation of a proenzyme (zymogen) into an active enzyme.
[zymo- + G. genesis, production]
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zy·mo·gen·e·sis

(zī'mō-jen'ĕ-sis)
Transformation of a proenzyme (zymogen) into an active enzyme.
[zymo- + G. genesis, production]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

zymogenesis

The conversion of an ENZYME precursor to the active state.
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