homocysteinase

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

homocysteine +‎ -ase

Noun[edit]

homocysteinase (plural homocysteinases)

  1. (biochemistry) Any enzyme that catalyzes the breakdown of homocysteine
    • 2015 August 5, “Selection of Orthologous Genes for Construction of a Highly Resolved Phylogenetic Tree and Clarification of the Phylogeny of Trichosporonales Species”, in PLOS ONE[1], DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0131217:
      Of our 30 genes, glutamate synthase and adenosyl homocysteinase were used for multiple gene analysis by Koufopanou et al.