unfoldase

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

unfold +‎ -ase

Noun[edit]

unfoldase (plural unfoldases)

  1. (biochemistry) An enzyme that catalyzes protein unfolding
    • 1993, Malcolm G. Parker, Steroid Hormone Action[1], ISBN 0199633932, page 71:
      Hsp70 is also known to have a protein unfoldase activity that is important for translocation of proteins across the membranes of organelles; []

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