ATPase

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Etymology[edit]

From ATP + -ase.

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ATPase (plural ATPases)

  1. (biochemistry) A type of enzyme which works to convert adenosine triphosphate (ATP) into adenosine diphosphate (ADP) and a free phosphate ion, thereby releasing energy to be used in cellular activity.

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